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B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet School is an above average, public, magnet school located in Augusta, GA. It has 703 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 66% in reading.
About A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet School...
Address
1324 Laney Walker Blvd
Augusta, GA 30901
Telephone
(706) 823-6933
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A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
66%
Percent Proficient - Math
51%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1110
132 responses
Average ACT
25
51 responses
AP Enrollment
32%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Cost of Living
    B+
  2. Good for Families
    C+
  3. Housing
    C+
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$39,258
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$814
National
$949
Median Home Value
$99,900
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.32 responses
Poll
66%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
Report
  • Spirit week
    46%
  • Mr and Miss ARJ Pageant
    16%
  • Talent Show
    11%
  • Senior Week
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    8%
  • Spirit Week
    6%
  • None
    2%

Students

Diversity
B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
703
Free or Reduced Lunch
97%
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.33 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.33 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,993
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.1%
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.44 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.44 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,945/ year
National
$12,239
63%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.41 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.41 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.41 responses
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A.R. Johnson Health Science & Engineering Magnet School Reviews

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A.R. Johnson is a great school. It has done so much for me, not only in terms or education. Student life at Johnson is great. I have made so many friends, and even with my teachers. The teachers here are so helpful, and they really try to see you succeed. They will go out of their way and do everything they can to help you. Academically, Johnson is the perfect school for someone planning on a career in either healthcare or engineering. With high tech labs on both sides, and amazing teachers this school prepares us for college, and our future jobs. It is overall an amazing school.
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I love A.R.Johnson! It's an amazing school that is both challenging and enjoyable. The teachers really ensure that the workload is rigorous and will prepare you for college. The school's engineering and health science focus teaches us lots about the work field and allows us to experiment with new areas of study. The students are very kind and supportive and the school, architecturally speaking, is beautiful! I highly recommend that anyone aspiring to pursue a career in some sort science or technolical field attend this school. It's fantastic.
A. R. Johnson Health Science and Engineering Magnet School is a prestigious school that offers a great academic learning experience open to students in grade ranges 6-12. In order to become a student you have to take a test before being able to attend the school. Johnson Magnet offers many opportunities such as clubs, internship, extra-curricular activities such as Youth Leadership and ACADECA. Graduating from A. R. Johnson would put you above other students attending zoned high schools. However, in order to graduate from Johnson you need at least 28 credits.