Hiram W. Johnson High School

  • Hiram W. Johnson High School serves 1,497 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Hiram W. Johnson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.

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School Overview

  • Hiram W. Johnson High School's student population of 1,497 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,497 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hiram W. Johnson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hiram W. Johnson High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#8614 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
29%
11%
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Hispanic
46%
54%
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Black
14%
6%
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White
7%
24%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.680.64
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Graduation Rate
83%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSacramento City Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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The education my son received at Hiram Johnson was like none other. The teachers were key influential figures tremendous in the success of my son's acceptance into UC Berkeley. The stories you hear about Hiram Johnson are not true. They are really trying to work towards becoming the pride of their community. My daughter currently attends Hiram Johnson and sees a culture change occurring on campus. The teachers, students, staff, and administration are working hard to build a family not just at the school, but around the community. It is up to the parents of the students at Hiram Johnson to step it up now and contribute to this cause and dismantle the cataclysms surrounding Hiram Johnson High School.
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