Phone: 651-744-5318


Degrees and Certifications:

MS-University of Wisconsin-River Falls: School Counseling BA-University of Northern Iowa: History Ed.

Mr. Kyle


Welcome to the 2022-2023 school year!  My name is Kyle Johnson and I am your school counselor.  I was born and raised in Iowa and have lived in Minneapolis for the past 10 years.  I can't believe I'm about to say this, but I'm about to enter my 16th year as an educator and my 3rd year as your school counselor here at Nokomis South. :)  I've been a social studies teacher, a special education teacher, a volleyball coach and a high school counselor.

I enjoy running, golfing, watching and talking sports, fishing, hiking, camping, going up north, and spending time with my wife and our dog, Lucy. 

Here are a few of my Goals for this school year:

  • To give all students the academic, social-emotional and college and career development skills they need.
  • To help provide a supportive and fun school environment for all students.
  • To help students be a good friend and citizen and discover new things about themselves.

I'm excited for the upcoming school year and a chance to see some familiar faces.  Please reach out to me if you have any questions or need anything.

            How to Connect with Me:


Phone: 651-744-5318

Parents and Guardians, please use this Referral Form for Mr. Kyle to check-in with the student if you need specific areas or concerns addressed.

Counseling Referral

Middle School Registration Information

Middle School tours are underway!  The middle school registration process can be overwhelming, so it’s important to start doing your research on prospective schools right away.  I will continue to post different dates to open houses and tours here.  Middle School registration really kicks off during December, which I will provide detailed information about various schools and the application process.  Please keep an eye out for a lot more exciting middle school information!

Exploring SPPS Middle School Options

Middle Schools that Nokomis South Students Typically Attend:

How to Choose a Saint Paul Public School:

Application: Here

Deadline for Priority Application: Friday, February 3, 2023.

Battle Creek Middle School

Video Tour:

Open House: Wednesday, Jan. 25th at 5pm



Video Tour:

Open House: Thursday, January 12th from 6:00 - 7:30pm

Student Only Tour: Wednesday, January 4


Capitol Hill 

Upcoming in-person tours for prospective students and families:

Wednesday, January 11

Wednesday, January 25. 

Please fill out the Google Form if you’re interested in taking a tour of Capitol Hill:


Open World Learning (OWL)

Prospective Family Showcases:

Thursday, January 12 (6:30-8:00)

Individual tours during the day for students: Sign-Up Here

Video Tour: Here


Hmong Language and Culture Middle School

Open House: Tuesday, January 17th 5pm


More SPPS Middle School Choice Offerings