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 & Engineering Academy that attracts students from all corners of St. Paul. As a certified "Project Lead the Way" school, students can choose from six different pre-engineering classes that offer college credit, as does our broad range of Advanced Placement and College in the Schools courses. Learn more...

Investigate, Innovate and Initiate

Aerospace & Engineering

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



Johnson has a rich tradition when it comes to athletics. Studetns have many opportunities to join a sports team. We offer more than twenty-five athletic activities during the school year. 10th Grade Wrestler Luis Cirilo qualified for 2015 State Tournament. Click here to learn more.

Important Senior Dates

Please check out all the important dates for seniors and their families.




Johnson High School has been selected to pilot an 8:30 a.m. start time in fall 2015, with the additional benefit of using Metro Transit to get to and from school.



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.



■  JHS Family-School Compact

■  Parent Advisory Committee

■  Johnson's Points of Pride

■  Parent Academy

School Profile

Our Principal

Micheal Thompson, an experienced school leader, is the principal of Johnson Senior High School. He has spent more than 25 years with Saint Paul Public Schools, most recently serving as principal of Gordon Parks High School. Thompson first began working with Saint Paul Public Schools in 1986 as a teacher and spent 10 years at Johnson Senior teaching English. 

March Principal's Notes - Important information about later start times and the new Metro Transit process for all 2015-16 students.

Contact Us

Johnson Senior High School
(grades 9-12)
1349 Arcade St
St Paul, MN 55106

Phone: (651) 293-8890
Fax: (651) 293-8895

School hours: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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