Johnston High School

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Johnston High School
6501 Northwest 62nd Avenue
Johnston, Iowa 50131
United States
Coordinates 41°40′25″N 93°42′22″W / 41.673627°N 93.706107°W / 41.673627; -93.706107Coordinates: 41°40′25″N 93°42′22″W / 41.673627°N 93.706107°W / 41.673627; -93.706107
Type Comprehensive Public High School
School district Johnston Community School District
Superintendent Corey Lunn
Principal Ryan Woods
Grades 10–12
Enrollment ~1,600
Campus type Suburban
Color(s)          Purple and Gold
Athletics conference Central Iowa Metro League
Mascot Dragon
Newspaper The Black & White
Feeder schools Johnston Middle School

Johnston High School is a public secondary school located in Johnston, Iowa. It is part of the Johnston Community School District. The school serves approximately 1,300 students in grades 10 through 12. Its principal is Ryan Woods and its associate principals are Jerry Stratton and Randy Klein.


Johnston High School's Iowa High School Athletic Association sanctioned teams include baseball, men's and women's basketball, bowling, men's and women's cross country, football, men's and women's golf, men's and women's soccer, women's softball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's tennis, men's and women's track and field, women's volleyball and wrestling. In 2013 Dragons Baseball went to state and won the Class 4A State Title.[1][2]


The Johnston School Board set a date of September 11, 2012 for a special election on a $51 million bond referendum to build a new high school on property already owned by the district. Public meetings were held in the six weeks prior to the special election.[3] However, the measure was voted down by the community, which needed 60 percent approval to pass. On June 25, 2013, a reduced bond referendum of $41 million passed with 66% support. [4]


  1. ^ "Johnston High School Activities". Johnston Community School District. Retrieved 2011-10-21. 
  2. ^ "2013 IHSAA Tournament CLASS 4A STATE BASEBALL". Iowa High School Athletic Association. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  3. ^ » 2012 Bond Referendum Vote Johnston CSD
  4. ^ New Johnston high school’s $51 million bond voted down | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs

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