• Calling All JHS Govies,

    This is to inform you of a fundraising event happening at Johnson High School on Tuesday, October 4th. 

    Our Johnson Unified team, consisting of our Unified Phy Ed class, Insteps students, Aspire students and Govie Captains, will be raising money for Special Olympics and Johnson High School by completing a walkathon. 

    Please consider sharing this link with any family and friends who might be interested in supporting the Special Olympics and Johnson High School. Thank you!


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  • Conferences are being held on Thursday, October 6, from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM. Conferences are being held in-person at Johnson High School. Please click the link below to schedule a conference with your student's teachers. 
    Click This Link To Access Teacher's Calendly Conference Schedules: 2022-2023 Parent-Teacher Conferences
    If you cannot make conferences on this day or in person and you would still like to meet with your student's teachers, please email the teacher and they can work with you to arrange an alternative date and time to meet.
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Jamil Payton, Principal

1349 Arcade St., Saint Paul, MN 55106

(651) 293-8890 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

Welcome to Johnson!

  • Everyone can find a place to learn and grow at Johnson Senior High School. Our school is home to the district’s Aerospace and Engineering Academy that attracts students from all corners of Saint Paul.  More ...

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  • Aerospace and Engineering

    The Johnson Aerospace and Engineering Department is very excited to be the first high school in Saint Paul to offer the rigorous challenges of Aerospace and Engineering to its students.

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    Johnson has a rich tradition when it comes to athletics. Students have many opportunities to join a sports team. We offer more than twenty-five athletic activities during the school year.

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    The JHS Licensed School Counselors partner with students, families and staff to support student success. They do this through academic support, social emotional support, college & career readiness.

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    Johnson is very proud of our alumni. We look forward to new generations of students carrying on the traditions of excellence set by the classes of the past.

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  • Principal Payton


    Jamil Payton has served as a classroom teacher, cultural liaison, school administrator, assistant principal, and most recently, as principal of Hmong International Academy in the Minneapolis Public Schools. Mr. Payton understands the importance of collaborating with staff and families and embracing the unique gifts that each student brings.

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