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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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MDE Releases Results of Fall 2020 Family Survey
The Minnesota Department of Education releases survey results for upcoming school year. Majority of families would like to see students back in school but, public health remains a top concern.
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Tyrone Brookins Hired as New Assistant Superintendent for Academic Excellence and Accountability
Please join me in welcoming Tyrone Brookins as Assistant Superintendent for Academic Excellence and Accountability.
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Three Scenarios Considered for Minnesota Schools This Fall
The Minnesota Department of Education released guidance for school districts to create plans based on three scenarios for fall 2020. Because we don’t know which scenario the state will choose, it’s important for parents to prepare for all three possibilities.
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