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Enroll Now for the 2022-23 School Year

Enroll online now for the 2022-23 school year.

Voters have approved Question 1 - the operating levy request

Voters have approved Question 1 - the operating levy request. Read more.

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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. We are committed to the mission of "igniting a passion for lifelong learning" through collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.

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We are looking forward to welcoming your child into our schools for the 2022-23 school year. Priority Enrollment for the fall is now open. Families are eligible for a number of opportunities within SoWashCo Schools from our early learning programs, elementary magnet programs (Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion and Multiage at Valley Crossing Elementary), to our new SoWashCo Online for students in grades K-5 and 9-12 debuting fall 2022.

Read More about Priority Enrollment for the 2022-23 School Year Now Open

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) is seeking to hire bus assistants, bus drivers, crossing guards, Kids Club child care, maintenance and facilities staff, nutrition services workers, paraprofessionals, substitute paraprofessionals, substitute teachers and more.

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Due to ongoing supply chain issues, our milk vendor can only provide limited amounts of milk because of a carton shortage. The limited supply will be distributed to elementary schools for lunch beginning Jan. 4. This means milk cannot be provided to middle and high schools and is not guaranteed at all elementary schools.

Read More about Milk Shortage in January: Please Pack a Reusable Water Bottle for School, Water Bottle Drive

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