Our district serves more than 37,000 students in PK-12. Doubling the student population in the past 15 years, Johnston County’s growth is due to the excellent education the district provides to our students.
Our district serves more than 37,000 students in PK-12. Doubling the student population in the past 15 years, Johnston County’s growth is due to the excellent education the district provides to our students. We enjoy strong community support through funding for new schools, partnerships with business and faith-based organizations, and fabulous parental involvement.
What are the results of this support?
Our graduation rate has climbed by more than 13 percent in the past four years, while our dropout rate has fallen by nearly 50 percent in the same period. We are proud of our 181 Nationally Board Certified teachers.
Johnston County Public Schools is accredited by AdvancEd, meaning our graduates are prepared to be accepted into the finest universities and colleges. Extracurricular activities abound through strong arts and athletics programs. Global is not just a buzz word in our vision statement. Our diverse culture includes more than 45 languages spoken by students and their families. The Participate Program provides teachers from around the world and many of our schools are involved in global partnership programs. It is our commitment to live our vision as we empower all students to become successful in a global society!
Licensed employees in teaching positions receive a local salary supplement based on years of experience as documented on their educator's license.
We will provide all students with education, training and experiences that will allow them to develop an understanding of career options, and offer the necessary guidance to enable them to successfully pursue their career goals.
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