Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,625
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    172 3.2
  • Ranking

West Johnston High School is a public school in Elevation Township, North Carolina. It has 1,625 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 90% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 172 reviews written and they have been mixed.

5935 Raleigh Rd
Benson, NC 27504
(919) 934-7333

Ratings and Reviews
3.2 from 172 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Health & Safety: I have never felt unsafe at this school and the police officer helps with that
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Overall Experience: I loved my 4 years here, I would do it again any day
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: Our lunch overall is sub-par, I don't eat school lunch so I cant weigh in a lot though.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: Our administration is good, but could be better, a lot of students disagree with certain rules
    • High School Senior
    • 5
    Sports & Fitness: Our coaches, fields, players, and equipment are all great, and are usually better than other schools

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 McGee's Crossroads Middle School Public
3.33 McGee's Crossroads Elementary School Public
3.00 Dixon Road Elementary School Public
3.33 Cleveland Middle School Public
3.33 Polenta Elementary School Public
3.66 Cleveland Elementary School Public
Lighthouse Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.33 West View Elementary School Public
Southside Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 South Johnston High School Public
3.00 Benson Elementary School Public
3.00 Benson Middle School Public
3.00 Four Oaks Elementary School Public
3.33 Clayton Middle School Public
2.66 West Smithfield Elementary School Public
3.33 West Clayton Elementary School Public
3.33 Clayton High School Public
3.66 Rand Road Elementary School Public
3.33 Four Oaks Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.33 Cleveland Middle School 4 mi. 1,084
3.33 Polenta Elementary School 4 mi. 1,134
3.66 Cleveland Elementary School 4 mi. 905
3.33 West View Elementary School 5 mi. 926
2.66 South Johnston High School 8 mi. 1,155

Around West Johnston High School

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

Gender

Gender
Male 49%
Female 50%

Student Diversity

West Johnston High School United States Cleveland Elementary School Cleveland Middle School Polenta Elementary School South Johnston High School West View Elementary School
White 73.0% 51.6% 66.0% 70.0% 66.0% 67.0% 75.0%
African American 12.0% 15.2% 17.0% 16.0% 12.0% 13.0% 9.0%
Hispanic 11.0% 24.5% 11.0% 7.0% 14.0% 16.0% 9.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.6% 2.0% 4.0% 5.0% 1.0% 3.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.7% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 23.9%
Grade 10 21.8%
Grade 11 21.7%
Grade 12 32.6%

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 18 responses

  • 56% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 17% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 41% We have some very good teachers at this school.
  • 35% There's an amazing fine arts program
  • 18% Competitive sports teams
  • 6% The girl's sports are better than the boy's

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 29% Punish everyone instead of the problem students
  • 24% The Lunch System
  • 19% They did away with Power Lunch
  • 14% Feels like a penetentiary
  • 14% Treat us like an elementary school

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Color coded bathrooms.
  • 30% We have a power lunch system.
  • 20% Nothing

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 70% Teal pride
  • 20% Prison
  • 10% Substandard at best

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 30% The honors classes are as easy as standard
  • 30% To always do your work but also challenge yourself
  • 20% Always do your homework.
  • 10% Challenge yourself by taking Honors and AP
  • 10% Get out as fast as you can