Phone: (601) 960-5333
Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. John C. Johnson, Principal
Mr. Johnson is a student-focused instructional leader dedicated to creating positive learning environments and making a positive difference in scholars' lives. He previously served as an assistant principal at Marshall Elementary in Jackson Public Schools. For more than a decade, he worked as a building administrator serving public school systems in central Mississippi, including the Canton Public School District, Scott County School District, and Vicksburg-Warren School District. He started his career as a 6th-grade English teacher at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School in Morton, Mississippi. Mr. Johnson has adapted his leadership and administrative abilities to a range of roles throughout his 20-year education career. He has assumed responsibility for everything from directing athletics programs to creating and promoting a schoolwide vision as an elementary school principal. He has experience coordinating safety programs, textbook adoptions, and professional development training, and working with parents as a representative of several schools' parent-teacher organizations.
Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Tougaloo College, a Master of Arts degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Jackson State University and an Education Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from William Carey University.