345 Cherry Hill Road
Johnston, RI 02919
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Johnston Senior High School serves 889 students in grades 9-12.
Johnston Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Rhode Island for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20% (which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 30%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is higher than the Rhode Island state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Rhode Island state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Rhode Island state average of 42% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Johnston Senior High School's student population of 889 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
889 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

Johnston Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 290 schools in Rhode Island (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Johnston Senior High School is 0.48, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.60. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (RI)
Overall Testing Rank
#182 out of 290 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20%
30%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
22%
25%
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Black
6%
9%
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White
69%
58%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
4%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.48
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, RI Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 889 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 31%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 30% in RI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.48 (Top 50%)

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