Johnston Middle School is open!
JMS proudly serves over 1,100 ninth- and eighth-grade students enrolled at our school.
JMS was established in 1985. It is the only 8-9 school in the district. Our students excel in all areas of education. Our students excel not only in school but also in extra- and cocurricular activities. We were named a Capturing Children’s Hearts Showcase School and an Apple Distinguished School in the past year for our 1:1 iPad program.
Johnston Middle School principal Brent Riessen. Together with 128 teachers, Riessen and the staff, are dedicated to students and work hard for every student’s growth throughout the school year. Two full-time guidance counselors are employed at the school, as well as a full-time teacher librarian and a nurse.
JMS students are encouraged to explore different STEM and related arts classes. Students who require academic enrichment can use the Extended Learning Program (ELP). Reading support staff are available to help students improve their literacy skills. Students with special learning needs can also be enrolled in different special education programs.
Understanding Juneteenth Freedom Day
Johnston Community Schools District is proud to be part of the millions of people who will commemorate African American freedom (June 19th) and celebrate the achievements of Black Americans, such as our Black students, educators and administrators.
Carroll M. Johnston Middle School students are responsible and dedicated
Learners who are prepared with the skills and determination to succeed in academic and other fields.
Carroll M. Johnston Middle School’s mission is to provide academic and social support.
Social achievement in a safe, caring and mutually respectful environment
Through the shared responsibility of parents, students, and staff.