South Washington County Schools

World’s Best Workforce

Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 6:30pm

South Washington County Schools will share its 2017-18 World’s Best Workforce Summary Report on Thursday, Nov. 29. The summary will include progress toward improving teaching and learning and striving to meet the World’s Best Workforce goals, specifically progress toward: closing the achievement gap; all students ready for kindergarten; all students in third grade achieving grade-level literacy; all students attaining career and college readiness before graduating from high school; and all students graduating from high school.

Students began the 2018-19 school year with new learning spaces at Cottage Grove, Lake and Woodbury middle schools.

Photo of Oltman exterior

On Tuesday, September 4 students were welcomed to the new Oltman Middle School for their first day of classes. More than 900 students in grades 6, 7 and 8 will learn in the new school.

Photo of District, Andersen and Andeavor leaders

Several community partners have teamed up to fund a new Inventor Space at Park High School.

Photo of school supply sorting

Hundreds of students at South Washington County Schools will return to class next week with new supplies thanks to the generosity of community partnerships.

Photo of Invite for Oltman Middle School Grand Opening

Oltman Middle School Grand Opening Celebration

Sunday, September 23, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm

South Washington County Schools is pleased to invite you to the Grand Opening Celebration for the new Oltman Middle School. Join us as we thank the community and celebrate the completion of our new school at a public event on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 2-4 p.m. There will be a short presentation at 2 p.m. followed by tours of the building.


The Minnesota Department of Education has recognized 14 schools from the South Washington County School District for their progress in school performance.

Each year, the district updates student handbooks, include the Rights and Responsibilities Student Handbook and the Elementary Handbook.

Photo of Jane Rowe

Congratulations to Jane Rowe, a Career and College readiness teacher at Woodbury Middle School, who has recently earned the honor of Middle School Educator of the Year for 2017-2018!


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