Johnson School of Excellence
Johnson School of Excellence

Johnson School of Excellence

Mission: To provide students with a highly skilled staff of educators who create a safe and supportive environment and engage students in a rigorous academic program that helps them develop the knowledge, skills, and productive habits necessary for excellence in academics and in life.

Vision: Through high quality academic instruction and attention to student social development, the James Weldon Johnson School of Excellence will help students acquire the skills that will enable them to make better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.


Johnson School of Excellence

From The Principal: Takia Foster

Welcome to the Home of the Wildcats. Where executing the mission for maintaining excellence is the only way. Our goal is to provide a high quality education with an integration of the Arts which will produce global citizens. We look forward to being the beacon in the North Lawndale community.

Key Results

Increased the percent of students at or above grade level in both math by 12% and reading by 8% from 2013 to 2014.

94% of 8th graders at Johnson that were eligible to take the Selective Enrollment High School Exam registered.

97% of families would strongly recommend Johnson School of Excellence.

99% of families are satisfied or highly satisfied.

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