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Lisa Gruenewald, Principal

740 York Avenue
, Saint Paul, MN 55106

(651) 793-7300 | Get Directions

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360 Colborne Street, Saint Paul, MN, 55102

651-767-8100 | Get Directions

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Welcome to John A. Johnson

  • Our school is a classic on the outside, clean and modern on the inside, with natural light cascading through the windows. Johnson Elementary is more than a school – it’s a lively place open to the whole community. The beautiful East Side YMCA is connected to our building, and our students use this facility for physical education classes.  Learn more...

Part—and Heart—of the Community


    Your child has a fabulous opportunity to participate in a variety of high quality after school classes and activities at your child’s school. Programs offer a variety of enrichment, recreation, and academic opportunities for students to explore and develop.

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    John A. Johnson thrives through the support of a number of strong community partnerships, from the YMCA to the Wilder Foundation and more.

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    We have many Specialists in our building that offer exciting opportunities for the students at John A. Johnson Achievement Plus Elementary.

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School Profile

Lisa Gruenewald

    With more than 20 years of experience, Principal Lisa Gruenewald has served as a Special Education teacher and developed, taught and managed K-8 after-school and early childhood education programs. She first began working with Saint Paul Public Schools in 2004, most recently serving as Assistant Director for the Office of Early Learning.

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    John A. Johnson Elementary
    740 York Avenue
    Saint Paul, MN 55106

    Phone: (651) 793-7300
    School Hours:
    8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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SPPS Transportation

  • bus Questions regarding transportation, please contact Jane Novak, school clerk at 651-793-7300.

Saint Paul Public Schools