Johnston School District employed eight full-time principals in 2017-2018 who earned an average of $115,710 per year, ranking 26th out of 330 districts in the state, according to a Des Moines Guide analysis of data from the Iowa Department of Education.
Johnston School District's standardized ACT test scores for the Class of 2018 increased compared to scores from the Class of 2017, according to a report recently released by the Iowa Department of Education.
Johnston Community School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Just in time for summer vacation, elementary students in grades 3 through 5 are learning how to skate and rollerblade thanks to a classroom grant from the Johnston Community School Foundation and elementary school PTOs.