Number of home runs hit by the softball team this season
iPads for each student in grades PreK-12
Languages spoken in the district
Number of school lunches served in a week across the district
I truly feel that now that we do have access to our history and to learn about who we are as people ... we can appreciate where we come from.
– Louis Foundation, JCSD Director of Equity, Inclusion & Belonging
Only 10 percent of slaves knew how to read or write. After [Juneteenth], 70 percent learned how to read and write.
– Prestige Taylor, Johnston Middle School 9th grader
Understanding Juneteenth Freedom Day
The Johnston Community School District is proud to join the millions who are commemorating African American freedom on Juneteenth (June 19) and celebrating the achievements of Black Americans, including those of our Black students, educators, administrators and staff.
In this short video, Louis Fountain, JCSD Director of Equity, Inclusion & Belonging, along with JMS 9th grader Prestige Taylor, explain the importance of Juneteenth and the impact it had on public education.
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