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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.

East Ridge High School championship team
East Ridge High School Baseball team wins AAAA Championship
The East Ridge High School Varsity Baseball team won the Minnesota State High School League’s AAAA Championship on June 20, defeating New Prague 7 to 2.
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Student uses a 3D printer in the new Park High School Inventor Space
Park High School Inventor Space celebrates successful first year
More than 300 students had the opportunity to learn project-based STEM skills through the new How to Make Almost Anything course at Park High School during the 2018-19 school year.
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Students at lunch table
District 833 offers free meals for children at two locations this summer
Children under 18 can order a free breakfast and lunch from Park High School and Newport Elementary School over summer break.
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