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Johnston Middle School

Magnet school

1,426 students in grades 6 ‐ 8

Rated: Met Standard

Johnston Middle School is an urban school in Houston with 1,426 students. Students perform above the state average in passing TAKS scores.

Teachers have roughly the same experience as the state average and are paid more than the state average.

The school spends $4,798 per student for academic programs and $7,072 per student for all school functions.

Johnston Middle School is located in Congressional District 7, State Board of Education District 6 represented by Donna Bahorich, Texas House District 134 represented by Sarah Davis and Texas Senate District 17 represented by Joan Huffman.


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Mean ACT score for all students who took the test

Mean SAT score (math and critical reading) for all students who took the test

Percent of graduating students who meet college-ready criteria on TAKS, SAT or ACT

Percent of high school seniors who graduate by ethnicity

Percent of high school seniors who graduate, receive a GED, or continue high school by ethnicity


Percent of teachers by years of experience in the field

Average years of experience in district and career

Average teacher salary by seniority (salary/percent of teachers)

Teachers by ethnicity and gender (percent/number of teachers)

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Spending per student by program

Spending per student by school function in dollars


These campuses are identified as peers for Johnston Middle School by the comptroller's FAST report based on factors – like "regional wages, district size and student characteristics" – that affect the cost of education.

Name Enrollment Accountability Rating City
Alamo Heights Junior High School 1,054 Met Standard San Antonio
Alvarado Junior High School 513 Met Standard Alvarado
Austin Middle School 966 Met Standard Irving
Bassett Middle School 891 Improvement Required El Paso
Bastrop Intermediate School 670 Met Standard Bastrop
Benjamin Franklin Middle School 1,078 Met Standard Dallas
Bowie Middle School 986 Met Standard Irving
Briesemeister Middle School 535 Met Standard Seguin
Connell Middle School 665 Improvement Required San Antonio
Dean Middle School 1,368 Met Standard Houston
Deepwater Jr High School 664 Met Standard Pasadena
Eckert Intermediate School 888 Met Standard Houston
Edison Middle School 843 Met Standard Houston
Edward H Cary Middle School 490 Met Standard Dallas
Eisenhower Middle School 1,155 Met Standard San Antonio
Energized For Excellence Middle School 257 Met Standard Houston
Fonville Middle School 1,080 Met Standard Houston
Howell Middle School 990 Met Standard Victoria
Lampasas Middle School 815 Met Standard Lampasas
Lanier Middle School M 1,336 Met Standard Houston
Mary Hoge Middle School 1,019 Met Standard Weslaco
Maude Laird Middle School 772 Met Standard Kilgore
McDowell Middle School 488 Met Standard Hondo
Morris Middle School 892 Met Standard Houston
Northbrook Middle School 593 Met Standard Houston
North Shore Middle School 1,303 Met Standard Houston
Ousley Junior High School 596 Met Standard Arlington
Park Crest Middle School 862 Met Standard Pflugerville
Patti Welder Magnet Middle School 911 Improvement Required Victoria
Pease Middle School 1,124 Met Standard San Antonio
Pin Oak Middle School M 1,153 Met Standard Bellaire
Plummer Middle School 935 Met Standard Houston
Rayburn Middle School 1,061 Met Standard San Antonio
Shotwell Middle School M 1,139 Met Standard Houston
Waller Junior High School 593 Met Standard Waller
Zachry Middle School 1,145 Met Standard San Antonio