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, friendly hub for a joyful community. That’s what “Achievement Plus” is about: education, recreation, wellness and other services, all in one convenient location. Learn more...

Part—and Heart—of the Community

After School

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.


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


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

School Profile

Our Principal

Judith Kaufmann has been with Saint Paul Public Schools since 2004. She has a wide range of administrative experience across the district, including Washington Technology, Mississippi Creative Arts, and Adams Spanish Immersion.

Contact Us

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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