James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,070
Best Middle School in Florida
#21
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District DUVAL
Type Public
 Phone (904)693-7600
 Location 3276 NORMAN THAGARD BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32254
Charter School No

James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for Florida middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 21st in the best public middle schools in Florida.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School student body is predominantly White with a significant Black population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White40.4%432
Black33.3%356
Hispanic4.9%52
Asian Pacific17.4%186
Native American Indian1%11
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.1%33

Family Income

vs. other Florida middle schools
Upper 6.5%

18.9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the Florida middle school median of 56.1%. By this measure, JAMES WELDON JOHNSON COLLEGE PREPARTORY MIDDLE SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 37th in Florida for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade360
7th Grade367
8th Grade343
Total1,070

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
83%
Rank in Florida
21st
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School scored an average 83% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the Florida Department of Education. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 52% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 4.4% of Florida middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls78%84%
Boys87%85%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian50% or more*50% or more*
Asian & Pacific Islander95% or more*95% or more*
Black61%67%
Hispanic80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
Multiracial--
White92%91%
With Disabilites60% to 79%*60% to 79%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%15%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.4%4
Boys0.8%4
Girls0%0
Florida Median0.4%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
Florida Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students6.4%69
Boys9.3%48
Girls3.7%21
Florida Median7.2%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.3%25
Boys2.5%13
Girls2.3%12

Location

James Weldon Johnson College Prepartory Middle School
3276 NORMAN THAGARD BLVD
JACKSONVILLE, FL
32254
(904)693-7600

10 out of 10 1

District

DUVAL
JACKSONVILLE, FL