South Washington County Schools is a suburban district located southeast of St. Paul, Minnesota. The district includes all or parts of the communities of Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, as well as, Afton, Denmark and Grey Cloud Island Townships. The mission of SoWashCo Schools is to educate students for success.
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It is important that students read books and texts that they can both decode (read the words) and comprehend (understand the meaning). This is referred to as a “just right” book or text.
Minnesotans can now claim the Child Tax Credit, with no limit on the number of children claimed.
Minnesota offers two tax benefits for those who purchase school supplies through the K-12 Education Credit and Subtraction for their child.
Recent changes to the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) now provides additional medical coverage and disability services for children with significant needs
Students in grades 3-8, 10 and 11 will soon begin taking the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA).
The district ACT (American College Testing) date for students in grade 11 will be on Tuesday, April 23, 2024
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) will continue the opt-in transportation system to help ensure the most efficient routing for general education students eligible to ride a school bus.
On Thursday, Feb. 15 SoWashCo Schools held their Black History Month Celebration (For the Culture)
The Triple “A” Award is a Minnesota State High School League Award that recognizes seniors excelling in academics, arts and athletics. Teachers, coaches, directors and advisors nominate students.
We would like to thank all our transportation staff and want to highlight 4 staff members for their outstanding dedication.
Emma Monson, a 5th-grade teacher at Red Rock Elementary, inspired by an online trend surprised her students with custom winter-wear unknowingly designed by the students themselves.
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) Kids Club is more than child care. Kids Club engages students with a curriculum based on eight key learning areas and continuously works to ensure they are providing high-quality care.
Red Rock Elementary School (RRES) will be changing the school start and end time beginning in Fall for the 2024-25 school year.
Four SoWashCo educators are among the 159 candidates to become the 2024 Minnesota Teacher of the Year.
Ona Wilcox, a fifth-grade teacher at Pine Hill Elementary, created “Belonging,” an after-school book club for elementary-age girls of African and African American descent.