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. 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.


Johnson High School has adopted a new school wide grading procedure. Please follow the above link to learn more.

NEW school start times for 2015-16

New Johnson High School hours are 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. starting this fall. Students will have the benefit of using Metro Transit Go-To Card Student Passes to get to and from school, for the 2015-16 school year. 


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: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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