William J. Johnston Middle School

  • William J. Johnston Middle School serves 571 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 74% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • William J. Johnston Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • William J. Johnston Middle School's student population of 571 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students571 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William J. Johnston Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William J. Johnston Middle School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#201 out of 951 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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American Indian
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
5%
24%
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Black
2%
13%
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White
87%
55%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.250.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameColchester School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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