6501 Nw 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Johnston Middle School serves 1,130 students in grades 8-9.
Johnston Middle School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 69%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 68%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Iowa state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is equal to the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Johnston Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

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School Overview

Johnston Middle School's student population of 1,130 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-9
Total Students
1,130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
66 teachers
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School Rankings

Johnston Middle School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,227 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Johnston Middle School is 0.41, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#125 out of 1227 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
69%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
68%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
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Asian
8%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
6%
6%
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White
76%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 8-9
  • Students: 1,130 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in IA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Top 30%)

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