• New Student Course Selection for the 2022-2023 school year is now open.
    It is extremely important that you pick your classes for next year so your schedule can be ready this fall. All new students attending Johnson High School for the 2022-23 school year should complete this task. To select your classes for next year, please click the link below to begin the process.  Course Selection Link

    Additional resources can be found on the course selection page: Click here 

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  • Need School Supplies?
    Johnson High School has free gift boxes of schools supplies for interested families. The box contains folders, notebooks, pencils and many other items (please click here to see a photo of what is inside the box). If you are interested in picking up of these free gift boxes from the school, please call our Family Liaison, Dorene Brookins, at 651-744-3604 and she will have one or more available for you to pick up at the front door of the school building. Please click here for more details.

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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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