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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.

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November School Board Election Results
District 833 voters filled three open School Board seats in the November 5 election.
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Renovated media center at new school
Community celebrates new building for Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion Elementary School
Community members and families were welcomed to the new building for Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion Elementary School at a grand opening celebration on November 2.
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District 833 buses pass annual inspection with perfect scores
The annual state school bus inspection by the Minnesota Department of Transportation resulted in a perfect score of zero defects on every one of South Washington County School’s vehicles.
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