South Washington County Schools

Ph: 651-425-5303
Fx: 651-425-5313
Office Hours:
5:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Transportation Office Address:

8587 W. Point Douglas Rd. S.

Cottage Grove, MN 55016-3025


Approximately 20,000 students (including non-public) who reside in District 833 will attend school this year, and 16,000 of them will ride a school bus to and from school. The goal of the transportation department is to provide safe, reliable and efficient transportation to students who reside in our school district. We work to ensure that students arrive at school ready to learn!

Please take some time to learn about our department and some of the required forms for various family situations. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office. We look forward to meeting your family's transportation needs!

District 833 buses pass annual inspection with perfect scores, 2016-2017

The annual state school bus inspection conducted in October 2016 by the Minnesota Department of Transportation resulted in a perfect score of zero defects on every one of District 833’s more than 140 vehicles for the fifth consecutive year. For the sixth year in a row, the district also received a 100% pass rate, meaning every bus passed the inspection.

District 833 congratulates the entire Transportation Department, including Director of Transportation Carrie Olson, Maintenance and Safety Manager Andy Smith, and Head Shop Mechanic Cory Ebsen. Additionally, the district would like to congratulate the entire team of mechanics: Marlon Jones, Dale Schmitz, Rick Sortor. Mark Johnson and Mark Koran.