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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. District 833 is committed to the mission of "igniting a passion for lifelong learning" through collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.

We have 16 elementary schools for students in grades K-5, four middle schools serving grades 6-8, three comprehensive high schools and one alternative high school. There are also a variety of early learning and adult education and enrichment programs offered through Community Education.

District 833 students named Minnesota Department of Education Scholars of Distinction
05/20/2019
Seven South Washington County Schools' students have been named Scholars of Distinction by the Minnesota Department of Education.
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Musician Jeff Dayton signs with Hillside Elementary students
Hillside Elementary School students create and perform music with Jeff Dayton
05/20/2019
Fifth-grade students at Hillside Elementary School spent a week writing and composing songs with the help of Nashville-based musician Jeff Dayton before performing for their classmates.
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Presentation of award to Rich Radke
Valley Crossing Elementary School volunteer awarded AmeriCorps Presidential Award
05/17/2019
Valley Crossing Elementary School volunteer Rich Radke was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award.
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