About the Principal



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Janet Johnson

Mrs. Johnson is entering her 35th year in the field of education. She graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a double major in Biology and Physical Education. She taught in the Trussville City School System for nineteen (19) years. After receiving a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama in 2006, she worked in the Jefferson County School District as an administrator.

This is Mrs. Johnson’s 6th year as the principal at AHS and in the St. Clair County School System. She absolutely loves Ashville High School! Her passion is to help students find their career pathways and support the wonderful teaching and support staff at AHS. She believes every student can be successful if they work hard in the classroom and never lose sight of the plans they have set for themselves.

Mrs. Johnson has been married for 35 years to Dusty Johnson, a corporate pilot, and they have two children, Tyler and Karleigh. Dr. Tyler Johnson is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist at UAB. Karleigh Johnson Maze, a graduate of the University of Alabama, has completed her masters in Medical Education through the University of Cincinnati, and will complete her 3rd year of medical school at UAB in March, 2022.

In her spare time, Mrs. Johnson enjoys being outdoors, digging in the dirt, and painting.  Once she retires from education, she plans to continue her hobbies and work in some capacity where she can be close to her children and grandchildren.