Highlights of Johnson County Schools
- The system has 180 teachers and administrators with 54% or 101 of them having a Master’s degree, Education Specialist’s degree, or a Doctorate degree. The average teachers’ salary (excluding administrators) is $30,485. An additional 188 Education Support Personnel are employed full time by the school system. The entire annual payroll is well over $8 million.
- All school buildings have 100mb networks installed, high speed Internet access, and local web and application servers. All classrooms are connected to the Internet, and staff members have e-mail.
- 362,340 miles are traveled annually by our buses transporting students to and from school. This does not include field trips or any other extra-curricular activities.
- Approximately 390,000 lunches and 175,000 breakfasts are served annually to students.
- The aquaculture and hydroponics vocational programs have received state and national recognition.
- Guidance counselors are available to all students K-12.
- Five full-time nurses serve the medical needs of the students.
- Our county’s students are served by five K-6 elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. Additionally, four of the five elementary’s serve Pre-K students.
- All schools have partnerships with business and industries.
- Before-and-After school childcare in available as well as all-day childcare for 0-3 year-olds.
- The CHARACTER COUNTS! Program is implemented in every school.
- AP courses, dual enrollment, and articulation agreements with two area community colleges, Northeast State and Virginia Highlands, are available in appropriate high school courses.
- The system boasts of an elementary principal selected to the Tennessee Teacher Hall of Fame, a vocational teacher selected to the All USA Teacher First Team, and a music teacher who has performed at Carnegie Hall.