Welcome to Johnson Elementary School

Destination Graduation-For Every Child!

LaDonna L. Turrentine, Principal

Shannon Pollitz, Assistant Principal

The Color Run For Technology is Friday, October 9. 
Here are some important reminders:

A permission slip must be signed and returned with your child.

Sunglasses or goggles should be worn.

A white t-shirt will be best.

Tennis shoes must be worn.

A hat may be worn.

Students may check out after the run, without penalty.

 Important parking information:



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As of 12:45 on Friday, the split to the entrance of the school will be blocked off. If cars are inside the blockade, they will have to wait until the run is over to move.

As of 12:45 on Friday, the split into the teacher parking lot, off of Deland Road, will be blocked off until after the run.

The car line zone must be cleared by 2:30.



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.

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...