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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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Families enjoy community activities through Summer Skoolie
This summer, families connected over dinner and activities through Community Education's Summer Skoolie initiative.
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Ten candidates file for November School Board election
Ten candidates have filed for three open District 833 School Board seats.
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District 833 announces new Valley Crossing Elementary School Principal
South Washington County Schools is pleased to announce that Connha Classon will be the new principal at Valley Crossing Elementary School.
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