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Cheyenne, WY

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1236 West Allison Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82007

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(307) 771-2640
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May 09, 2015
I have a daugher that has attended Johnson for two years and have two other children on their way. Johnson Jr. High, and the south triad in general get a bad rap, but it's actually of the best kept secrets in Cheyenne. The people who don't have good things to say are those that grew up here and have never attended the school or taken part of the change that has occured over the last 10+ years. Mr. Balow and his staff are remarkable people who care tremendously about these student and theit success. Classes are small and students get lots of individual attention to learn at their own pace. My daughter is an honor student and member of the NJHS and continues to excel both academically and athletically because of the individual attention that these students receive. The teachers and staff know these kids. We have had a great experience with teachers, staff and friends. The South triad is building a wonderful community feeling for its families and we are lucky to be a part of it.

- submitted by a parent

August 12, 2014
Johnson Jr High School has many good points. It gets a bad reputation from being on the south side of Cheyenne. I've had two children attend and both enjoyed it for the most part. There are a few bad teachers, but you will find that at most schools.

- submitted by a parent

January 31, 2014
As a parent of a special needs child with an IEP, I am very disappointed. I've never been treated so poorly in my life and they have no desire to help my daughter or make any efforts to help her succeed. It's been a really terrible year and I've given up all hope. I've had my daughters doctors even call the school district, still no help. It's in your best interest to drive your kids to Carey instead, they seem to actually care about the students there.

- submitted by a parent

August 04, 2011
Great school with great staff and great students. I think parents would be pleasantly surprised by the education their children could receive from this school. surprised by the education their children could receive from this school.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating
August 26, 2009
although Im only in 7th grade and today was my first day of school, it was amazing. I was so nervous about going to jh. I heard so many storys about johnson. I dont have one bad kid in my class. I have the most amazing teachers I have ever had. they dont give up and scream at you they talk in a tone as if you didnt get in trouble. I noticed the teachers that give respect to there students they get a lot of respect. I have to say I love johnson

- submitted by a student
no rating
April 21, 2009
Johnson really gets a bad rap but does a nice job with the kids. Becuase the rest of the town is so negative towards Johnson, the kids feel they are 'bad kids' and have no hope. However, we have always had good experiences with teachers who really care about the kids.

- submitted by a parent

January 27, 2009
Its the best school ever and its not at all what people think it is

- submitted by a student

February 26, 2008
Excellent staff committed to ensuring education for all students. Staff participates in many professional development opportunities.

- submitted by a teacher

August 06, 2007
A school's ability to be successful relies on three things, the students desire to learn, the parents' encouragement of their children, and the ability of the teacher to meet student needs and to challenge them accordingly. Test scores do not accurately reflect the strength of any one of these areas, but does reflect a need for improved colaboration between the three parties mentiond above. Johnson is filled with wonderful teachers, and many of its students and parents want the students to be successful. When it comes to testing, what hurts Johnson is its diverse population, but as a teacher, a diverse population keeps teaching interesting and fun!

- submitted by a teacher

September 25, 2005
Johnson Junior Highis a great school. Both of my children have enjoyed attending Johnson. They now have moved on to high school and are doing very well. I think the teachers work very hard at Johnson to help meet the instructional needs of a very diverse population of students.

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2005
My sister and I both attended Johnson Jr. High and. It. Rocks. We had teacher support, a wide student variety, and plenty of class differentiation. My sister and I are both now in honors programs and I am on my way to a fully sponsored trip to Europe for 21 days. We found this school to be exciting and awesome. Johnson was recently chosen out of fifty schools to be a NASA Explorer School, complete with funding. We both agree it is a good school to send your children to.

- submitted by a student

August 23, 2004
My son attended Johnson Jr. High from 1999-2001. We found the acamedic program to be sufficient at the time. We have recently moved away and our daughter would have attended Johnson. We were astonished to learn from friends attending the school this year that Johnson has failed to meet certain academic standards for the past few years and families could look into attending other schools should they choose. Kids who are: bus/free and reduced lunch/ or at-risk would have priority due to limited availability. I am glad that we do not contend with this. I feel bad for parents who only want the best eduation for their children, but who don't meet the guidelines to go to a better school. Just what kind of message is this sending to our children?

- submitted by a parent

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Johnson Junior High School
1236 West Allison Rd, Cheyenne, WY  82007
(307) 771-2640
Last modified Johnson Junior High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Johnson Junior High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top