District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District
These are some of the top-rated public schools in Johnston Community School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.
College Success Award
These are some of the best public high schools in Johnston community school district at preparing students for success in college. The College Success Award recognizes schools that do an exemplary job getting students to enroll in and stick with college, including those that excel at serving students from low-income families.
District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

Advanced Courses
Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

Student Demographics
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Teachers & Staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.

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Reviews From Schools in Johnston Community School District
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Current student
April 20, 2022
Horrible place, I came with a passion to try and make the best out of my middle school life, instead I got bullying, a horrible experience, and a realization that this school just ruined my entire... More
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
February 04, 2022
This school suffers from dangerous delusions of grandeur, negligent staff, bullying, and a serious drug issue. I felt ignored as a student constantly during my time here the only thing this school... More
Parent / Guardian
May 15, 2021
We have only experienced 1 teacher we didn’t like (tried to push his liberal views). Otherwise have had a great experience. Music department is phenomenal.