JSA students have many opportunities both in and outside of the classroom to expand on their educational experience.

​Music Lessonspiano teacher with student
JSA is unique in that we are the only elementary school in the district to offer private music lessons. 
Students can study piano, woodwind, percussion, violin, and guitar. Limited scholarship funds are available through the Dr. Susan Lagos Scholarship Fund for students who qualify.

2017-2018 music lesson information  



Visiting Artist Program
orchestra instrument JSA partners with organizations, such as CSPS, to bring traveling artists to Johnson. Some of the artists who regularly visit Johnson include: Guy Mendilow, Cedar Rapids Symphony/Orchestra Iowa, Angela Kariotis, and the African Drummers.