Johnston Elementary School

  • Johnston Elementary School serves 296 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 25-29% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Johnston Elementary School's student population of 296 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students296 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Johnston Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Johnston Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Overall School Rank#1551 out of 2,538 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)25-29%
47%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
29%
17%
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Black
22%
26%
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White
35%
49%
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Hawaiian
10%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score0.740.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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 North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBuncombe County s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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