School News

  •  Meet the New Principal

    Letter from Dr. Grimes

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  •  MYP School Supply List 24-25 SY

    MYP School Supply List

    MYP School Supply List

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  • Online Payments through Revtrak

    Introducing a new way for families to make online payments to the school for a variety of situations.

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  • Lunch Reservations

    Reserve a table today to have lunch with your child! Please remember to bring a photo ID with you to the front office. Family members must be on the child's pick-up list. Please call the front office if you have any questions.

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  • School Uniforms from Manatee Apparel

    School uniform shirts and sweatshirts are ready for purchase through Manatee Apparel. Elementary students will also need khaki, navy blue, or black uniform bottoms to complete their uniforms. Middle school students can wear any bottoms they like as long as they meet the school district's dress code policy. No pants, jeans, shorts, skorts, or skirts with rips, tears, holes, or frays are permitted at Johnson K-8. No leggings or spandex.

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District Top Stories

  • IB International Baccalaureate School
  • 100% School Choice
  • A School Grade for 2021-2022
  • 925 Students

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Welcome to Johnson K-8

  • Mission Statement
    To inspire students to achieve academic excellence, embrace global diversity, and become lifelong learners.

    Vision Statement
    To be a premier International Baccalaureate Programme.

About Us

  • Louise R. Johnson K-8 School of International Studies was authorized by the International Baccalaureate Organization in July of 2009 to become an International Baccalaureate World School. As the only 100% choice school in Manatee County, we have a diverse population with an overall enrollment of 1000 students. Through its inquiry-led, transdisciplinary framework, the Primary Years Programme (K-5) challenges students to think for themselves and take responsibility for their learning as they explore local and global issues and opportunities in real-life contexts. The Middle Years Programme (MYP) is designed for students in grades 6-8.  It provides a framework of learning, which encourages students to become creative, critical and reflective thinkers. The MYP emphasizes intellectual challenge, encouraging students to make connections between their studies in traditional subjects and the real world.  We offer the structure, academic environment, and caring atmosphere to enable students to be successful. Each student is treated with respect and encouraged to reach his or her highest potential. With the assistance of our PTO, School Advisory Council, and numerous other parent volunteers, we will help our students to soar worldwide.