Jo Johnson High School in Huntsville, AL - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    607
  • Type
    Public, Magnet, Coed
  • Reviews
    88 3.5
  • Ranking

Jo Johnson High School is a public, magnet, coed school in Huntsville, Alabama. It has 607 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 62% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 88 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 88 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Health & Safety: I never feel as if I my safety is not being taken seriously or that I'm unsafe. There are always security guards around, if we have a concern about our safety we can always talk to our security guards, principals, or authoritative figure if we are concerned.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: There are so many different activities you can do from student council to the math team. If you want to make your own club simply get 7 people to join and sign with you. Everyone is in at least 1 extra curricular activity. We are well rounded students who take on multiple tasks at one time and love to represent our school.
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Teachers: The teacher seriously do go above and beyond with their jobs. From staying extra hours to bringing some kids to school, they do whatever they can to secure the brightest future for their students.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: What makes this school unique is that its diverse. The atmosphere around is comforting, your teachers actually care about you and your education. The teachers will stay at the school with you for hours if they're available they really want you to have a brighter future.
    • Recent Alumnus
    • 5
    Extracurriculars: We have a lot of extra-curricular activities! We have activities involving sports, art, government, business, etc. Everyone has a place, and everyone can join a club. However, if you don't have a club that you're necessarily interested in, you can create your own. Our school staff is all for creativity, and encourage involvement within the school. They clubs aren't overly selective as long as you have a passion for a particular club, you can get involved! Overall, the school is very good on this aspect.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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

Gender

Gender
Female 49%
Male 50%

Student Diversity

Jo Johnson High School United States Alabama Columbia High School Lee High School Madison County High School New Century Tech Demo High School Sr Butler High School
African American 93.0% 15.0% 33.6% 67.0% 78.0% 12.0% 44.0% 64.0%
Hispanic 2.0% 25.0% 5.5% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0% 6.0% 17.0%
White 2.0% 51.0% 57.0% 19.0% 16.0% 76.0% 40.0% 14.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 1.6% 3.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.8% 1.0% 0% 7.0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 1.4% 2.0% 0% 0% 5.0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 35.7%
Grade 10 30.8%
Grade 11 18.9%
Grade 12 14.5%

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 22 responses

  • 50% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 36% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 33% And once a jaguar, always a jaguar!
  • 26% We LOVE our sports
  • 22% We ALL always stick together no matter what!
  • 20% We admire our teachers.

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 31% Always underestimated.
  • 31% The lunch sucks
  • 12% So many stairs.
  • 9% Become too Strict.
  • 6% No freedom of expression.
  • 6% Favoritism
  • 3% Confusion

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 19 responses

  • 26% We have huge school spirit. We love our school.
  • 26% Our pride in our school & belief in one another
  • 21% We are in uniforms
  • 21% Loving staff
  • 5% They have high school spirits!

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 18 responses

  • 61% PRIDE
  • 17% LOTSSS of School Spirit and under estimated.
  • 17% Grouped
  • 6% One nation

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 53% Friends will be there, put your grades first.
  • 47% Go above and beyond, do not settle for good enough

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 18% I love everything about this school.
  • 76% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 6% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 0% I hate everything about this school.