Johnston Middle School

Serves grades 8 - 9

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
6501 Nw 62nd Ave
Johnston, IA 50131
Phone
(515) 278-0476
District
JOHNSTON COMM SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
POLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1157
Classroom Teachers
67

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Iowa

9

(10 is best)

Better than 89.3% of IA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

8

(10 is best)

Johnston Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 74
Proficiency in Reading 86 74
Proficiency in Math 88.0 73

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.15
AVG FOR DISTRICT 17.18
AVG FOR STATE 14.54
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 8 590 51.0%
Grade 9 567 49.0%
Total 1157 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.4% 76.4% 78.3%
Black 8.0% 8.5% 6.7%
Hispanic 6.8% 6.9% 11.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.7% 8.0% 2.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 22.0% 23.0% 41.8%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 17.6% 18.8% 35.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 4.2% 6.9%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 35,334 3,155,070
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 839.2 56
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.5% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.6% 19.9%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.1% 31.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.1% 25.7%
65 OR OLDER 13.7% 16.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 13,757 1,256,426
Single Parent Households With Children 8.6% 9.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.8% 92.0%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 50.6% 28.2%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 26.3% 9.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 20.0% 14.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.7% 14.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 15.2% 19.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.3% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 8.0% 14.3%
$15,000 or less 3.5% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,886 $48,759,766 39.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $322 $2,280,082 1.9%
Staff $413 $2,924,453 2.4%
General Administration $185 $1,309,985 1.1%
School Administration $464 $3,285,584 2.7%
Operation $791 $5,601,071 4.6%
Transportation $586 $4,149,466 3.4%
Other $274 $1,940,194 1.6%
Total Support $3,035 $21,490,835 17.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,377 $52,236,537 42.6%
Total Expenditures $17,298 $122,487,138 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,829 $3,516,508,590 52.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $382 $196,721,892 2.9%
Staff $537 $276,458,426 4.1%
General Administration $259 $133,575,016 2.0%
School Administration $604 $311,029,217 4.6%
Operation $922 $474,766,194 7.1%
Transportation $403 $207,347,501 3.1%
Other $289 $148,602,633 2.2%
Total Support $3,396 $1,748,558,195 26.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,843 $1,463,921,389 21.8%
Total Expenditures $13,068 $6,728,974,783 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%