Johnson Elementary School

  • Johnson Elementary School serves 577 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 44% (which is higher than the Colorado state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Colorado state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%.

School Overview

  • Johnson Elementary School's student population of 577 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Johnson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Johnson Elementary School is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CO)
Overall School Rank#711 out of 1,704 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
33%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
41%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Johnson Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
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White
55%
53%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Johnson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CO.
Diversity Score0.530.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Johnson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Colorado by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMontrose County Re-1J School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CO Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Montrose Centennial Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 554 students
    1.6 miles
    1100 South 5th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-2576
    1.6 6-8 554
  • Montrose Passage Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Grades: 9-12 | 22 students
    1.9 miles
    703 South 9th Street
    Montrose, CO 81401
    (970)249-1472
    1.9 9-12 22
  • Montrose Columbine Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 497 students
    2.0 miles
    600 South 12th Street
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-2581
    2.0 6-8 497
  • Montrose Pomona Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 386 students
    2.1 miles
    1045 South Cascade
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-2514
    2.1 K-5 386
  • Montrose Montrose High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1365 students
    2.3 miles
    600 South Selig Avenue
    Montrose, CO 81402
    (970)249-6636
    2.3 9-12 1365

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