Welcome to Johnson Elementary School

Destination Graduation-For Every Child!

LaDonna L. Turrentine, Principal

Tanya Welchel, Assistant Principal




Important Dates

Parent Volunteer & Mentor Training

When:  August 22 at  5:30 pm

          August 31 at  10 am


Where: Johnson Elementary

          Media Center

 

      *Please Bring Photo ID*

Click on theBack To School link to the right for important information from Floyd County Schools. 



It's time to register for fall sports. Check out www.rfpra.com for more information. 


Fall sports


New student registration for Floyd County Schools

 

The new student registration dates for the 2016–2017 school year will be held on three days this year and for the first time registration will take place at the school system central office. The registration dates and times are Monday, July 11, from noon until 5 p.m.; Tuesday, July 12, 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.; and Wednesday, July 13, 7 a.m. to 11 Read more...



HELP NEEDED:

 

 

Johnson needs two reliable and kid friendly lunch monitors.

Monday - Thursday from 11AM - 1PM

$8 an hour

Will begin work Monday, August 29, 2016

Contact Mrs. Turrentine if you are interested at
706-236-1830 or by email lturrentine@floydboe.net

 

 


 


 

Mission Statement:
At Johnson Elementary School we aim to create an environment where students will encounter life changing education. We aim to lead the next generation to FOCUS, LEARN, and ACHIEVE great success through high school graduation and beyond.


At Johnson Elementary School we believe:

in building positive relationships with students, parents, and community.

in providing a safe environment and an academic foundation to support learning for all students.

in making school relevant and meaningful to ensure student involvement.

in providing a solid foundation for a variety of options and pathways to graduation.


The Vision at Johnson Elementary School:

The graduates of Johnson Elementary will be prepared for college and career opportunities of the future.

 




A letter from Georgia's School Superintendent

Op-Ed by Superintendent Richard Woods

In October, we’ll release student scores for the first year of the Georgia Milestones Assessment System -- and I want to caution that scores will likely reflect a smaller percentage of students who are proficient than we have seen in previous years.

 

Taking an Honest Assessment of Where We Are

Why will scores likely reflect a smaller percentage of students who are proficient? Because Georgia Milestones sets a significantly higher bar for student proficiency compared to the old Criterion-Referenced Competency Test (CRCT). That’s not an arbitrary decision. Under the CRCT, Georgia had some of the lowest expectations in the nation for its students. Too many students were labeled as proficient when, in reality, they had not fully mastered the standards and needed additional support. That hurt our kids, who need to be competitive with others across the country and hurt our teachers by making it difficult for them to have a true picture of the academic strengths and weakness of their students. Read more...



 

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