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West Johnston High Overview

5935 Raleigh Rd, Benson, NC 27504 , Tel: +1 (919) 934-7333 Johnston County School District
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    Type: Public High School
    Grades: 9-12
  • 1359


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West Johnston High Ratings & Reviews

March 23, 2017 Submitted by a community member
There is a clear discrepancy in the way children are treated in this school. The principle is very strict, but only strict to a certain type of student. She is very lenient with students that look and sound like her. Rules are created to force students to quit or be removed. Please do the research on how many students either leave or transfer that are of color. Dress code violations, lunch room violations, food violations are what students here received ISS or OSS for THREE days for. A student can't wear a hoodie but students can wear camouflage caps. Students can't sag pants with shorts underneath, but females can wear mini skirts and cut off shorts. I have already made complaints to the County. Its is a shame that the middle school is excellent and treats kids with respect and dignity and the high school is such a disgrace!!
October 18, 2016 Submitted by a community member
The principle treats the students and parents like elementary school kids. Understandably because that is her background. She is teaching the students to be cattle and sheep instead of strong Individuals.
April 28, 2014 Submitted by a student
This is an agricultural-focused high school with a complete lack of regard for anyone who does not fit into the school's culture. High school seniors looking to go to university do not receive any assistance from counselors (there was no mention of applications, dates, or discussions of a career/education path at any point during the 4 years spent) and the counselor we got stuck with actually managed to hinder the application process due to not completing necessary parts of the work (such as getting the transcript mailed to us in a timely manner). In addition, every single year there has been issues getting switched out of useless courses such as foods or parenting into sciences or math courses requested specifically for university preparation. The principal didn't even bother to get back to us about one switch after a scheduled meeting where we were told we would be emailed with the decision. Source - a family with a 1.8k SAT student and a 2.2k SAT student whom were denied application to out-of-state schools based on a lack of adequate preparation during senior year.
July 08, 2012 Submitted by a parent
I have two kids (9th and 10th graders) at this school. It is SO MUCH BETTER RUN since Principal Coates arrived. She actually enforces the rules, doesn't put up with any monkey business and makes people accountable. The last principal was a lame duck. Mrs. Coates is making a difference, which is probably the reason so many students complain about her. She doesn't let kids talk on cell phones, hug or hold hands. Please, this isn't a club, you know. I find the same at any school, some teachers care, and some don't. Involved parents have better students. School is not a babysitting experience. Just because a student fails a class doesn't mean it's the teacher's fault.
September 15, 2011 Submitted by a parent
I am so impressed with the new principal Ms Coates. She is strict but fair, compassionate and down to earth. the teachers have all been great. The arts program especially the dance program is AWESOME! If there is anyway your child can attend this school I highly recommend it
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Benson, NC Education Statistics

  • No High School9%
  • Some High School35%
  • Some College27%
  • Associate Degree6%
  • Bachelor Degree15%
  • Graduate Degree7%

Apartments and homes for rent near West Johnston High

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at West Johnston High, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of West Johnston High, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 15 apartments for rent available in this part of Benson. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near West Johnston High is currently at 109 Daniel Ct, renting for $1,275 per month, but if $1,995 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at 240 Bridle Drive. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about West Johnston High

Before you start packing, make sure West Johnston High is really the best option for your child. To recap, West Johnston High is a well-known public 9-12 school in Benson. It is located at 5935 Raleigh Rd, Benson, NC 27504 and it is the second home of 1359 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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