Johnson High School

3305 Poplar Springs Rd
Gainesville, GA 30507
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Johnson High School serves 1,589 students in grades 9-12.
Johnson High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 44%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black and Hispanic).

School Overview

Johnson High School's student population of 1,589 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Rankings

Johnson High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,196 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Johnson High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1468 out of 2196 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
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Asian
2%
4%
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Hispanic
66%
15%
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Black
5%
37%
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White
26%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.500.69
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Graduation Rate
91%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHall County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Johnson High School is Lanier Career Academy (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is South Hall Middle School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gainesville South Hall Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 919 students
    0.1 miles
    3215 Poplar Springs Road
    Gainesville, GA 30507
    (770) 532-4416
    0.1 6-8 919
  • Oakwood Oakwood Elementary School Math: 36% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 494 students
    1.2 miles
    4500 Allen St
    Oakwood, GA 30566
    (770) 532-1656
    1.2 PK-5 494
  • Gainesville Lanier Career Academy Math: 6-9% | Reading: 6-9%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 284 students
    1.3 miles
    2723 Tumbling Creek Rd
    Gainesville, GA 30504
    (770) 531-2330
    1.3 6-12 284
  • Gainesville Chicopee Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 727 students
    2.2 miles
    2029 Calvary Church Rd
    Gainesville, GA 30507
    (770) 536-2075
    2.2 PK-5 727
  • Flowery Branch Martin Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 702 students
    2.3 miles
    4216 Martin Rd
    Flowery Branch, GA 30542
    (770) 965-1578
    2.3 PK-5 702

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