Jo Johnson High School in Huntsville, AL - Niche

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Jo Johnson High School is a public school in Huntsville, Alabama. It has 585 students in grades 8-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 63 reviews written and they have been mixed.

6201 Pueblo Dr Nw
Huntsville, AL 35810
(256) 428-8100

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3.3 from 63 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The experience at JO Johnson High school is somewhat good. The school isn't a bad school its just the students that make the school bad. My favorite experience this year already is becoming a senior. I been waiting 3 years for this and it finally happened. I wouldn't choose this school again because the school really needs improvement.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: Overall this school is okay. The good is the counselors, some teachers, & peers. The bad is some teachers & fellow peers. This school has had a reputation for awhile now & some of us students are trying to change that. Its pretty hard to do so hwhen some of the teachers Dont fully believe in you. The good outcome of this school is that it will teach/prepare you for "the real world"/ society.
    • High School Junior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school is okay. They challenge your academics, though, which is a good thing. If you need help with financial aid for college or applying for colleges, they are good in providing the information.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: , This was a great school to be a start over for me!
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school itself is alright the things that I would say that I dislike the most is the confusion that floats around the school, teachers not knowing half o hat they are teaching, the education level is not challenging but very weak, its is not a big thing but the lunch is horrible and mainly FAVORITISM.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 Lee High School 4 mi. 837
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3.00 Madison Co High School 11 mi. 528

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 49%
Female 50%

Student Diversity

Jo Johnson High School United States Columbia High School Lee High School Madison Co High School New Century Tech Demo High School Sr Butler High School
African American 93.0% 15.0% 67.0% 79.0% 13.0% 48.0% 66.0%
White 3.0% 51.0% 21.0% 16.0% 76.0% 38.0% 14.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 1.0% 25.0% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0% 6.0% 15.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 1.0% 0% 7.0% 1.0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.0% 0% 0% 5.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 21.9%
Grade 10 26.8%
Grade 11 26.5%
Grade 12 24.8%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 43% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 43% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% And once a jaguar, always a jaguar!
  • 23% We ALL always stick together no matter what!
  • 23% We LOVE our sports
  • 20% We admire our teachers.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 36% Always underestimated.
  • 25% The lunch sucks
  • 11% So many stairs.
  • 11% Become too Strict.
  • 7% No freedom of expression.
  • 7% Favoritism
  • 4% Confusion

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 33% We are in uniforms
  • 25% We have huge school spirit. We love our school.
  • 17% Loving staff
  • 17% Our pride in our school & belief in one another
  • 8% They have high school spirits!

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 55% PRIDE
  • 18% LOTSSS of School Spirit and under estimated.
  • 18% Grouped
  • 9% One nation

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Friends will be there, put your grades first.
  • 50% Go above and beyond, do not settle for good enough

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 10% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.