Johnston Elementary School

2725 E Forest St
Appleton, WI 54915
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Johnston Elementary School serves 450 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Johnston Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Wisconsin for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25% (which is lower than the Wisconsin state average of 43%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Wisconsin state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is higher than the Wisconsin state average of 30% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Johnston Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Wisconsin for:

School Overview

Johnston Elementary School's student population of 450 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Johnston Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,029 schools in Wisconsin (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Johnston Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.49. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1594 out of 2029 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
44%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
18%
4%
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Hispanic
12%
12%
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Black
7%
9%
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White
58%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.620.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
32%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAppleton Area School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Johnston Elementary School is East High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Madison Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Appleton Public Montessori (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Appleton Appleton Public Montessori Charter School
    Math: 50-54% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 157 students
    0.0 miles
    1545 E Broadway Dr
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 832-6325
    0 PK-6 157
  • Appleton East High School Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,395 student
    0.6 miles
    2121 Emmers Dr
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 832-6212
    0.6 9-12 1,395
  • Appleton Tesla Engineering Charter School Charter School
    Math: ≥80% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 130 students
    0.6 miles
    2121 Emmers Dr
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 997-1399
    0.6 9-12 130
  • Appleton Richmond Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 282 students
    0.8 miles
    1441 E John St
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 832-5779
    0.8 PK-6 282
  • Appleton Horizons Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 365 students
    1.2 miles
    2101 Schaefer Cir
    Appleton, WI 54915
    (920) 832-4600
    1.2 PK-6 365

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