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G.L.H. Johnson Elementary School

Public | K-5 | 570 students

Our school is best known for our PTA and its Black History Program

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Posted August 27, 2013

I am the PTA President of this G.L.H. Johnson School. This is the best school on any grade level. From the teachers,staff and even janitors everyone is dedicated to the needs of the kids. This is a result of the great leadership of their Principal and assistant for they strive to improve the quality of education.Their PTA is the best you've even seen for it changes the perception of what PTA was to what a PTA should be. If you ever get a chance come see their PTA meeting in February that has over 500 people every year and you will see a Broadway Production for free that would easily cost $50 in any arena. I'm proud to say my child goes to the best school and I'm proud to be the PTA President. "Keep Rising to the Top" Johnson and Give it all you've Got.......
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 14, 2013

I know this school very well, my son has attended here fot the last 4 years and we LOVE it !! I am a very involved parent and volunteer @ Johnson , and have had the pleasure of working w/ the faulty on a shoulder to shoulder basis and I will put this faulty up against the best of the best. These teachers are dedicated to providing quality education, but most importantly our children. Thank you for dedication and professionalism you deserve it. You know, you never hear about Johnson in the news, but this school has been at full capacity for years and never missed a beat, no over the top media exposure like some schools receive I wonder why? Maybe others could learn from this positive school enviroment. This school is 5 star.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 20, 2009

One of my two boys has moved on to the middle school. My middle son and my baby girl are attending Johnson Elementary School. Around the dinner table, I establish dialog with them regarding their day at school. They give wonderful reports regarding how the teachers showed great concerns for them and how they love their principal. My children are having a wonderful educational experience and it is seen in their love for their teacher because most of the conversation is 'my teacher said, my teacher did, or can I give my teacher.' To the principal and total staff at Johnson Elementary school, you are truly making a difference in the lives of my children and I say, keep up the good work. As a biological and foster parent, you have helped me in so many ways, Thanks and may God be ever greatful to you, staff. Ronald Pridgen, a parent
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Posted April 21, 2005

I am a future stepparent of two wonderful boys who have both had the opportunity to participate in the multiage classes and the AG program. We love this program and have found it rewarding accademically and socially. The teachers, cafeteria ladies,custodians, and office personel are working wonderfully as a team to ensure our children have the best educational experience. We are grateful for these special people and great experiences.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 25, 2004

I appreciate their support as a parent regarding my child's education. As a parent, they make me feel a part of the team and not just another undeducated parent. I believe my ideas and inputs are appreciated and thus I rated this school very high.
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Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 72% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
71%

2010

 
 
83%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 87% in 2012.

77 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
72%

2010

 
 
94%
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

81 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
59%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
90%
Science

The state average for Science was 84% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
79%

2012

 
 
81%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
87%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 70% in 2013.

85 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
73%

2010

 
 
64%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 84% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 75% in 2013.

87 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
78%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

The state average for English: Reading was 73% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
38%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
68%

2010

 
 
68%
English: Writing

The state average for English: Writing was 71% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
25%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
77%

2010

 
 
88%
History and Social Science

The state average for History and Social Science was 89% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

73 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
34%

2012

 
 
58%

2011

 
 
82%

2010

 
 
81%
Science

The state average for Science was 76% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
32%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%

2010

 
 
66%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students62%
Female students68%
Male students53%
Black students62%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities64%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English62%

Math

All Students59%
Female students64%
Male students53%
Black students57%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged55%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities62%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English59%

Science

All Students79%
Female students82%
Male students76%
Black students77%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities83%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students48%
Female students54%
Male students40%
Black students48%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged55%
Students with disabilities20%
Students without disabilities52%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English49%

Math

All Students75%
Female students72%
Male students78%
Black students75%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged74%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities30%
Students without disabilities81%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English74%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

English: Reading

All Students38%
Female students39%
Male students36%
Black students34%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities39%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English37%

English: Writing

All Students25%
Female students28%
Male students23%
Black students22%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White students40%
Students identified as economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities10%
Students without disabilities27%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English24%

Math

All Students34%
Female students29%
Male students38%
Black students35%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged30%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities37%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English33%

Science

All Students32%
Female students26%
Male students37%
Black students29%
Asian studentsn/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
White studentsn/a
Students identified as economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
Students without disabilities35%
Limited English proficient studentsn/a
Proficient in English31%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Virginia used the Standards of Learning (SOL) tests to assess students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, writing in grades 5 and 8, and science in grades in 3, 5 and 8. The SOL tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Virginia. The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the Virginia Department of Education. Data is not reported when there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".
  • In 2007-2008, this school was rated "Fully Accredited".

About the tests


Virginia school accreditation ratings reflect student achievement on Standards of Learning (SOL) tests and other assessments in English, history/social science, math and science. The 2009-2010 ratings are based on passing rates on tests taken during the 2008-2009 school year or on overall achievement during the three most recent years. Schools are identified as either Fully Accredited, Accredited with Warning, Conditionally Accredited or Accreditation Denied.

Source: Virginia Department of Education

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Teacher resources

Special staff resources available to students Assistant principal(s)
Computer specialist(s)
Librarian/media specialist(s)
Music teacher(s)
Nurse(s)
PE instructor(s)
Reading specialist(s)
Teacher aid/assistant teacher
Tutor(s)
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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

Staff resources available to students
  • Computer specialist(s)
School facilities
  • Computer lab

Arts & music

Staff resources available to students
  • Music teacher(s)
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing and written arts
  • Dance

Health & athletics

Staff resources available to students
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
School leaders can update this information here.

School basics

School start time
  • 9:15 am
School end time
  • 3:40 pm
School Leader's name
  • Ms. Tonya Jackson
Gender
  • Coed
Is there an application process?
  • No

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • None
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • None
Bi-lingual or language immersion programs offered

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  • No
Foreign languages taught
  • None

Resources

Staff resources available to students
  • Assistant principal(s)
  • Computer specialist(s)
  • Librarian/media specialist(s)
  • Music teacher(s)
  • Nurse(s)
  • PE instructor(s)
  • Reading specialist(s)
  • Teacher aid/assistant teacher
  • Tutor(s)
Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Buses/vans for students only
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Cafeteria
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Library
  • Playground
School leaders can update this information here.

Sports

Boys sports
  • None
Girls sports
  • None

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • None
Music
  • Choir / Chorus
Performing arts
  • Dance
Media arts
  • None
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