• South Johnson Elementary School

    Theme: One Vision, One Voice, One Victory!



    Establishing an inclusive culture by focusing on the academic and social

    emotional needs of all learners. Creating a culture of Literacy

    and Promoting STEAM and CTE.


    We will align our decisions and conversations with the 

     vision, core beliefs and core values of South Johnson Elementary.


    Our students (and school) will exceed expected growth.

     Our Students:

    38 students in Pre-K

    99 students in Kinder.

    98 students in First

    104 students in Second

    103 students in Third

    110 students in Fourth

    104 students in Fifth

    Total Enrollment: 656 Students

    Student Demographics:

    Asian 2%

    Hispanic 2%

    African American 51%

    American Indian 21%

    White 20%

    Other 5%

     Our Staff:

    50 Teachers

    21 Instr. Assistants

    21 Support Staff


    We believe all children can learn and grow.

    We believe that everyone can be a leader.

    We believe that everyone has strengths.

    We believe that students should be empowered  to 

    take ownership of their goals and progress.

    We believe in educating the whole child.


    We will establish positive, productive learning environments.

    We will focus on Grade Level Proficiency and College and Career Readiness.

    We will remove all barriers to learning and provide academic and behavior interventions as needed.

    We will develop positive and productive relationships with all stakeholders for the benefit of our students.

    A Few of Our GATORiffic Strengths:

     Our students met expected growth during the 2018-2019 school year.

    We maintain a strong focus on the social-emotional, mental health and self-care needs of our students, staff and families.

    School-wide practices are embedded to ensure connections are made with every

     child (or family), every day.

    Every teacher is held accountable for employing exemplary instructional practices on a daily basis.

    Early intervention is a high priority. A multi-tiered system of support is provided with fidelity.

    Our state-of-the-art  media center is equipped with a green screen, maker-spaces, 

    lego tables, coding kits, drones and robots. We also have 2 book machines and a

     fully equipped STEAM lab.

    All learning spaces are outfitted with smart tvs, swivels and flexible seating.

    Students have a variety of leadership opportunities: Student Council, Beta Club, The Gems,

    The GATOR Academy, Gator Helpers and PBIS Gators of the Month.

    Our Pursuits: 

    We are working towards PBIS Model school distinction from the state of NC.

    We will continue to pursue grants to add new and emerging technology to our learning spaces and labs.

    We are actively recruiting innovative and highly qualified educators to add to our team.

    We will create new opportunities that empower our students and families as leaders within

     the school community.

    We will continue to incorporate structures, strategies and processes to ensure our

     students exceed expected growth.