Johnson City school information

IndexJohnson CityTennesseeNational
Average Test Scores68%52%49%
Student/Teacher ration/an/a16:1
Total public schools141,39079,221
Total private schools743024,874
Total post-secondary schools21897,963
The Johnson City, TN educational system consists of 14 public schools, 7 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Johnson City public schools have average test scores of 68% which is 30% higher than than the Tennessee average and 38% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Johnson City public schools is n/a, compared to n/a in Tennessee and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 86.4% of students have completed 8th grade, 84.8% have completed high school, 39.4% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 6.1% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Johnson City are 38% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 14 public schools in Johnson City.
  • 86.4% of people in Johnson City have completed 8th grade.
  • 84.8% of people in Johnson City have completed high school.
  • 39.4% of people in Johnson City have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Johnson City

IndexJohnson CityTennesseeNational
Completed 8th grade86.4%82.0%84.3%
Completed high school84.8%79.9%83.0%
Completed some college65.5%53.2%59.4%
Completed associate degree45.1%32.2%38.5%
Completed bachelors39.4%25.4%30.3%
Completed masters16.4%9.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree6.1%2.8%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.2%1.2%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Johnson City (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Gray, TN1,80668%38%
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Hunter, TN2,08157%15%
Telford, TN79256%13%
Jonesborough, TN5,23455%11%
Johnson City, TN65,41568%38%

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Johnson City, TN65,41568%38%
Source: The Johnson City, TN education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.