3276 Norman Thagard Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School serves 993 students in grades 6-8.
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 59%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 84% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Florida for:

School Overview

James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School's student population of 993 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
993 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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Date
Last Day of School (Fourth, Nine-Week Period Ends)
May 27, 2022 (Friday)

School Rankings

James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 3,628 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#108 out of 3628 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
59%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
15:1
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American Indian
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Asian
21%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
33%
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Black
36%
22%
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White
33%
38%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, FL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 993 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 67%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 89% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 84% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 5%)

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