James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School

3276 Norman E Thagard Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32254
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School serves 999 students in grades 6-8.
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Florida for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the Florida state average of 52%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Florida state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Florida state average of 64% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 999 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in FL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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 999 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
999 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,655 schools in Florida (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (FL)
Overall Testing Rank
#212 out of 3655 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
16:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
17%
3%
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Hispanic
6%
36%
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Black
39%
21%
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White
31%
36%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School's ranking?
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School is ranked #212 out of 3,655 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in Florida.
What schools are James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School often compared to?
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Julia Landon College Preparatory & Leadership Development School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% FL state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% FL state average).
How many students attend James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School?
999 students attend James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
39% of James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School students are Black, 31% of students are White, 17% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Two or more races, and 6% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School?
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the Florida state average of 16:1.
What grades does James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School offer ?
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School part of?
James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School is part of Duval School District.

School Calendar

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Event
Date
Spring Break - Schools and District Offices closed
March 18, 2024 (Monday)
Last day of school
May 31, 2024 (Friday)
First day of school
August 12, 2024 (Monday)

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 999 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 69%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), FL Dept. of Education

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