part or full-time online learning experience for students in grades 9-12
SoWashCo Online offers students the opportunity to learn in a flexible environment that best meets their needs. SoWashCo Online students are supported by experienced SoWashCo teachers while meeting the same rigorous academic standards as our brick and mortar schools.
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. We are committed to the mission of "igniting a passion for lifelong learning" through collaboration, continuous improvement, equity, integrity and relationships.
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Woodbury High School’s fall musical Anything Goes (2022 Revision) has earned 22 honors, including the top honor of outstanding achievement in musical theatre, from the Hennepin Theatre Trust’s Spotlight Education Program.
Cottage Grove Middle School AVID Students won multiple awards and were recognized in the VFW Youth Essay Competition.
New stop-arm cameras on 44 SoWashCo School buses have captured 97 stop-arm violations in just the first three months of this school year. Drivers who fail to stop when the stop arm is activated face a $500 fine and can face additional criminal charges.
Preparations are underway as the Asian American Student Union (AASU) groups at East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools, alongside the Hmong Parent Advisory Committee (HPAC) get ready to celebrate Hmong New Year on Friday, Dec. 16.
Governor Tim Walz made a special visit to Lake Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 29 to congratulate students and teachers for their distinction of being named a Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.
This time of year serves as an opportunity for reflection and gratitude. We have had an amazing first trimester of school and it’s hard to believe that we are one-third of the way through the school year.
During the months of colder weather, we see an increase of students experiencing symptoms of illness including fever, cough and sore throat which are often seen in COVID-19, RSV and influenza. If your child is feeling ill, we request they remain at home until they are well enough to return to school.
Learn about the latest news regarding strategic planning, long range facilities planning and transportation.
View the school board action update for the Nov. 17, 2022 business meeting.
Learn about the SoWashCo CARES winter clothing drive, our Hmong New Year Celebration and a free children's concert and carnival!
South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) is excited to recognize that Tessa Campbell and Lydia Jang have earned a top composite score of 36 on a recent ACT test.
Washington County is hosting a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Monday, Nov. 14 at Pullman Elementary School.
SoWashCo CARES is a community-led non-profit that exists to support South Washington County Schools and its students. Consider donating during Give to the Max Day.
The Child Tax Credit (CTC) is a tax benefit that helps families with the costs of raising children. While the CTC has existed for over two decades, it was significantly expanded in 2021. This year, you can get up to $3,600 per child under six and $3,000 per child ages 6-17 depending on income. The deadline to apply is Nov. 15, 2022.
An overview of the school board workshop on Nov. 3.