Our Promise to Families, Students, Staff, and the Community

The Johnston Community School District Board of Education, along with district leadership, is committed to investing in our personnel, students, and families to create one of the nation’s Mission&Visionbest educational systems. Below are the words that guide our work on a daily basis.


We commit all district resources to guide the learning of each student, to graduate as confident learners with character, knowledge and the skills to excel in any endeavor they pursue.


Creating a culture of excellence where students come first.

Adopted by the Johnston Board of Education on October 9, 1995
Revised : June, 2000; July, 2005; July, 2013

What does this mean for families, students, and staff?

Without action, words can easily be forgotten. To that end, we have created the Foundation For Excellence (FFE). The FFE is a short-term plan to guide our schools through a series of studies and action steps that better the educational outcomes for all students.

Learn more about the Foundation For Excellence