Johnson High School

  • Johnson High School serves 801 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the GA average of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 58%.
  • Johnson High School operates within the Chatham County School District.
  • Chatham County School District's 57% graduation rate is lower than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 801 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students801 students
Johnson High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Johnson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
Johnson High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeJohnson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Johnson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
4%
Johnson High School Asian Students (1995-2013)
Hispanic
1%
14%
Johnson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
91%
37%
Johnson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
5%
42%
Johnson High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/an/a
Johnson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Johnson High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsJohnson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownGA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.170.67
Johnson High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
69%
57%
Johnson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Johnson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chatham County School District's student population of 38,123 students has grown by 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 57% has decreased from 92% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,729 is higher than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,542 is higher than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameChatham County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
55
5
Number of Students Managed38,1233,306
Chatham County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate57%69%
Chatham County School District Graduation Rate (1996-2010)
District Total Revenue$439 MM$33 MM
Chatham County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$395 MM$33 MM
Chatham County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$11,729$10,007
Chatham County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,542$9,869
Chatham County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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