North Johnston High School

  • North Johnston High School serves 794 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • North Johnston High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • North Johnston High School operates within the Johnston County s School District.
  • Johnston County s School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the North Carolina state average of 88%.

School Overview

  • North Johnston High School's student population of 794 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students794 students
North Johnston High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %North Johnston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
North Johnston High School Total Teachers (1989-2016)
Students by GradeNorth Johnston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • North Johnston High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Johnston High School is 0.52, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:116:1
North Johnston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
North Johnston High School American Indian Students (2007-2011)
Asian
n/a
3%
North Johnston High School Asian Students (1996-1998)
Hispanic
20%
16%
North Johnston High School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
14%
26%
North Johnston High School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
65%
50%
North Johnston High School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
1%
4%
North Johnston High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsNorth Johnston High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.520.46
North Johnston High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate85-89%
88%
North Johnston High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
52%
North Johnston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
North Johnston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of North Johnston High School is Johnston County s School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Johnston County s School District's student population of 34,857 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,681 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,660 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameJohnston County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    46
    1
    Number of Students Managed34,857870
    Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    47%
    District Graduation Rate
    90%
    88%
    District Total Revenue$394 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$326 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,681$8,969
    District Spending / Student$9,660$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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