Johnston Middle School



Johnston Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Johnston Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 509
9 478
10 0
11 0
12 0

Johnston Middle School is a public high school of the Johnston Community School District located in Johnston, IA. It has 987 students in grades 8th through 9th. Johnston Middle School is the 44th largest public high school in Iowa and the 5,943rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 987
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.66

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Johnston Middle School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 496
(50%)
1,144
(49%)
 Male 491
(50%)
1,198
(51%)

Johnston Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 834
(84%)
1,971
(84%)
 Asian 46
(5%)
125
(5%)
 Hispanic 40
(4%)
89
(4%)
 Black 33
(3%)
81
(3%)
 Two or More 31
(3%)
71
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Johnston Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 835
(85%)
2,003
(86%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 129
(13%)
284
(12%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 23
(2%)
55
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Johnston Middle School is ranked 95th out of 0 ranked schools in Iowa, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Johnston Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (15.4%) 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 782
2006 839
2007 843
2008 811
2009 857
2010 945
2011 966
2012 987

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.3
2006 15
2007 14.5
2008 14.4
2009 15.2
2010 16.1
2011 15.3
2012 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.088235294117647
2006 0.089392133492253
2007 0.084223013048636
2008 0.11590628853268
2009 0.14935822637106
2010 0.16084656084656
2011 0.1407867494824
2012 0.15400202634245

Compare Johnston Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.3% 13.9:1
 
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 15.4%
 
State Average 35.2%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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