Johnston Senior High School



Johnston Senior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Johnston Senior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 497
11 444
12 414

Johnston Senior High School is a public high school of the Johnston Community School District located in Johnston, IA. It has 1,355 students in grades 10th through 12th. Johnston Senior High School is the 21st largest public high school in Iowa and the 3,860th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,355
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 81.89

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Johnston Senior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 707
(52%)
1,198
(51%)
 Female 648
(48%)
1,144
(49%)

Johnston Senior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,137
(84%)
1,971
(84%)
 Asian 79
(6%)
125
(5%)
 Hispanic 49
(4%)
89
(4%)
 Black 48
(4%)
81
(3%)
 Two or More 40
(3%)
71
(3%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Johnston Senior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,168
(86%)
2,003
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(11%)
284
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 32
(2%)
55
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Johnston Senior High School is ranked 69th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Johnston Senior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (13.8%) is significantly lower than the state average of 35.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Johnston Senior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1103
2006 1160
2007 1241
2008 1284
2009 1302
2010 1282
2011 1305
2012 1355

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.8
2006 16
2007 14.2
2008 15.2
2009 16.1
2010 15.8
2011 16
2012 16.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.087035358114234
2006 0.097413793103448
2007 0.10475423045931
2008 0.12694704049844
2009 0.12826420890937
2010 0.14898595943838
2011 0.1448275862069
2012 0.1380073800738

Compare Johnston Senior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,650.0% 16.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 13.8%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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