Governor Thomas Johnson High School

  • Governor Thomas Johnson High School serves 1,578 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 81% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Governor Thomas Johnson High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 63%.

Top Placements

Governor Thomas Johnson High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Maryland for:

School Overview

  • Governor Thomas Johnson High School's student population of 1,578 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 87 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers87 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Governor Thomas Johnson High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Governor Thomas Johnson High School is 0.71, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#211 out of 1359 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
81%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Governor Thomas Johnson High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
30%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Governor Thomas Johnson High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
21%
34%
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White
40%
37%
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Governor Thomas Johnson High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.710.72
This chart display the diversity score of Governor Thomas Johnson High School and the public school average diversity score of Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
82%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Governor Thomas Johnson High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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