The Johnston Community School District is made up of one early learning center, five elementary schools (grades K-5), two middle schools (grades 6-7 and 8-9), and one high school (grades 10-12). Information on each school can be found below, along with a link to their website.

Early Learning Center

Artist's rendering of JELA

Johnston Early Learning Academy

Programs for 2-, 3-, and 4-year preschool.

6207 NW 62nd Ave, Johnston IA 50131
Director: Joy Palmer
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
School Hours: Vary by program
Phone: (515) 727-5352
Fax: (515) 278-5884

Johnston Early Learning Academy Website

Elementary Buildings (K-5)

Beaver Creek Elementary School front view

Beaver Creek Elementary

8701 Lyndhurst Drive
Principal: Eric Toot
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
School Hours: 8:40 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 12:35 p.m.
Phone: (515) 278-6228
Fax: (515) 278-1049

Beaver Creek Website

Horizon Elementary School front view

Horizon Elementary

5905 NW 100th Street
Principal: Lindsey Cornwell
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
School Hours: 8:40 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 12:35 p.m.
Phone: (515) 986-1121
Fax: (515) 986-1131

Horizon Website

Lawson Elementary School front view

Lawson Elementary

5450 NW 62nd Avenue
Principal: Nikki Heidemann
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
School Hours: 8:40 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
Dev. Kdg: 8:40-11:25 a.m. and 12:40-3:35 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 12:35 p.m.
Phone: (515) 278-0478
Fax: (515) 278-4851

Lawson Website

Timber Ridge Elementary School front view

Timber Ridge Elementary

7370 NW 54th Avenue
Principal: Kelley Harrison
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
School Hours: 8:40 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 12:35 p.m.
Phone: (515) 331-4379
Fax: (515) 331-9093

Timber Ridge Website

Wallace Elementary School front view

Wallace Elementary

6207 NW 62nd Avenue
Principal: Suzie Pearson
Office Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
School Hours: 8:40 a.m. – 3:35 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 12:35 p.m.
Phone: (515) 278-6977
Fax: (515) 278-9894

Wallace Website

Middle Schools

Summit Middle School front view

Summit Middle School (6-7)

9500 Windsor Parkway
Principal: Chris Billings
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 11:45 a.m.
Phone: (515) 986-0318
Fax: (515) 986-0952

Summit Website

Photo of the exterior front doors of Johnston Middle School

Johnston Middle School (8-9)

6501 NW 62nd Avenue
Principal: Brent Riessen
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 11:45 a.m.
Phone: (515) 278-0476
Fax: (515) 278-0130

JMS Website

High School

Johnston High School exterior

Johnston High School (10-12)

6500 NW 100th St.
Principal: Ryan Woods
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
School Hours: 7:45 a.m. – 2:50 p.m.
3-hour early dismissal: 11:25 a.m.
Phone: (515) 278-0449
Fax: (515) 276-5795

JHS Website