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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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District 833 Refines its Winter Weather Plan
South Washington County Schools has refined its winter weather plan to better reflect potential cancellations and program changes during inclement weather.
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Melinda Dols, Louise Hinz, Simi Patnaik
Three New District 833 School Board Members Sworn-in
Three new District 833 School Board members were sworn into office at the Jan. 9 School Board meeting.
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District 833 students continue to outperform ACT state averages
District 833’s graduating class of 2019 once again outperformed the state on the ACT.
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