Our mission is to ensure a safe inclusive learning community where all children successfully master academic and social skills, preparing them to be creative and critical thinkers. The commitment to change and caring for each individual child and family is part of what makes us a warm and exciting place to learn.

NSJ Quarterly Review

NSJ staff recently presented a Quarterly Review Power Point as part of our School Improvement Plan (SIP). You can view the presentation here.

State of the School Title I Meeting

Monday, October 7th, 2013 from 6-7:30 PM

To see the Power Point that was shown at our State of the School Meeting, click here

Nellie Stone Johnson Designated as a Focus School

Nellie Stone Johnson has been designated as a focus school by the Minnesota Department of Education.  Read more...

NSJ Chess Team in the StarTribune

"Seven boys from Nellie Stone Johnson Elementary School are being groomed for the state chess tournament in St. Paul on Saturday and Sunday. After that, it's only six weeks until the national tournament in Nashville. All year, the fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders have played chess twice a week in an after-school program."  Read more from the StarTribune Article

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant

NSJ is proud to announce that we are one of the 7 MPS schools awarded a Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  Beginning April 19, 2012 a fresh fruit or vegetable snack will be provided each school day for all students in our school. Snacks will be eaten in the classroom and children will be encouraged to try the fruit or vegetable.  Read more...