Johnston Elementary School (Closed 2013)

  • Johnston Elementary School served 180 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 45-49% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 74%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 25-29% (which was lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 71%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students180 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Johnston Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
74%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
71%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Johnston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Hispanic
n/a
11%
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Black
94%
15%
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White
2%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Johnston Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Johnston Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.120.27
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Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Johnston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Johnston Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWilkinsburg Borough SD School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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