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West Johnston High School

Benson, NC


West Johnston High School
5935 Raleigh Road
Benson, NC  27504
Phone: 919-934-7333
Johnston County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 5 out of 10 stars
5

Grades Served: 9-12
Enrollment: 1,373
Type: Regular School  
West Johnston High School

West Johnston High School


Metro Area Ranking

#35
Metro Area High School Ranking: West Johnston High School is ranked #35 out of 52 of the best high schools in Raleigh and surrounding areas (33rd percentile). Cick the link to see all 52 high schools.


State Ranking

#269
Statewide High School Ranking: West Johnston High School is ranked #269 out of 518 of the best high schools in North Carolina (48th percentile). Click the link to see all 518 high schools.


Overall, West Johnston High School is a 5-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Johnston County, NC. West Johnston High School has an enrollment of approximately 1,373 students and serves grades 9-12. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

57.5
(Did Not Meet Growth)
Student Growth Score: West Johnston High School had a Student Growth Score of 57.5. This placed West Johnston High School in the 12th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
  North Carolina Overall Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests

Average ACT Scores

Subject Average Score at
This School
Average Score
This School's State
Percentile Rating
State Percentile
State Average of
All NC Schools
State Average
English 17 42nd 17.5
Math 18.6 40th 18.9
Reading 18 36th 19.1
Science 18.4 42nd 18.8
Writing 5.7 48th 5.6

Nearly all North Carolina public and charter school students who are enrolled in grade 11 for the first time are required to take the ACT. In the chart above, you can get a sense for how the average ACT scores at West Johnston High stack up against those of other high schools in North Carolina.


End of Course Scores

EOC Biology

 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 17% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 9% - Level 3
 9% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOC English 2

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 50% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOC Math I

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

Average SAT Scores
Subject Average Score at This School Average Score
Reading 548
Math 540
Composite Score 1088
SAT Participation Rate 30 %

West Johnston High had an average SAT score of 1088 (math and reading combined). This means the school’s average SAT scores ranked #92 out of 491 NC high schools (81st percentile). On this site, you can see the SAT scores of North Carolina high schools. The SAT participation rate at West Johnston High was 30% in our most recently available data. Above you can also see how the school’s ACT scores compare to other schools in North Carolina.


Graduation Rate
 88% - West Johnston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools
 88% - West Johnston High School
 88% - Median of North Carolina high schools


 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 
 Asian - N/A
 Black - 9%
 Black - 9%
 Hispanic - 18%
 Hispanic - 18%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 Two or More Races - 4%
 White - 69%
 White - 69%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at West Johnston High School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for West Johnston High School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
McGee's Crossroads Middle School 5 2.3 miles Benson, NC Regular 6-8
McGee's Crossroads Elementary School 7 2.4 miles Angier, NC Regular PK-5
Cleveland High School 7 2.9 miles Clayton, NC Regular 9-12
Dixon Road Elementary School 9 3.2 miles Willow Spring, NC Regular PK-5
Cleveland Middle School 9 3.6 miles Garner, NC Regular 6-8
Cleveland Elementary School 9 3.8 miles Clayton, NC Regular PK-5
Polenta Elementary School 6 4.1 miles Garner, NC Regular PK-5
West View Elementary School 7 5.1 miles Garner, NC Regular PK-5
West Smithfield Elementary School 2 7.6 miles Smithfield, NC Regular PK-5
South Johnston High School 3 7.8 miles Four Oaks, NC Regular 9-12
Four Oaks Elementary School 5 7.8 miles Four Oaks, NC Regular PK-5
Benson Elementary School 3 8.6 miles Benson, NC Regular PK-4
Clayton Middle School 6 8.9 miles Clayton, NC Regular 6-8
Garner High School 5 9.1 miles Garner, NC Regular 9-12
West Clayton Elementary School 7 9.1 miles Clayton, NC Regular PK-5
Four Oaks Middle School 5 9.1 miles Four Oaks, NC Regular 6-8
Benson Middle School 3 9.3 miles Benson, NC Regular 5-8
Clayton High School 6 9.6 miles Clayton, NC Regular 9-12
Rand Road Elementary School 9 10.1 miles Garner, NC Regular PK-5
South Smithfield Elementary School 4 10.2 miles Smithfield, NC Regular PK-5