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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.

Kari Lopez
Kari Lopez Honored as Minnesota Middle Level Principal of the Year
The Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) named Kari Lopez, principal of Woodbury Middle School, Minnesota Middle Level Principal of the Year.
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Superintendent Statement Regarding UTSWC Contract Negotiations
Superintendent Keith Jacobus addressed ongoing contract negotiations between South Washington County Schools and the United Teachers of South Washington County (UTSWC) during the Feb. 20 school board meeting.
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Parenting In The Digital Age
Parenting in the Digital Age Series Coming to South Washington County Schools
Erin Walsh, a speaker and expert in digital media and its impacts on youth and families, is returning to South Washington County Schools.
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