Johnson Youth Center

  • Johnson Youth Center serves 15 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 34%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the Alaska state average of 38%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Johnson Youth Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is higher than the Alaska state average of 52%.

Top Placements

Johnson Youth Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Alaska for:

School Overview

  • Johnson Youth Center's student population of 15 students has grown by 36% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 3 teachers has grown by 200% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students15 students
This chart display total students of Johnson Youth Center by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Johnson Youth Center
Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Johnson Youth Center by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Johnson Youth Center by grade.

School Comparison

  • Johnson Youth Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 5:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Johnson Youth Center is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
34%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio5:117:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Johnson Youth Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
American Indian
13%
23%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Johnson Youth Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
6%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
41%
48%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of White public school students in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
40%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Johnson Youth Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AK.
Diversity Score0.660.35
This chart display the diversity score of Johnson Youth Center and the public school average diversity score of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Graduation Rate≥50%
75%
This chart display graduation rate of Johnson Youth Center and public school graduation rate of Alaska by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
39%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Johnson Youth Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alaska by year, with the latest 2006-07 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJuneau Borough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Johnson Youth Center. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Choosing the right school for your child can be difficult, but homeschooling may not be the better option. Keep reading to learn more.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.