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Welcome to SoWashCo Schools

OUR MISSION

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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During the school year, South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) may enter into an e-learning day (extended learning day) due to bad weather or other situations in which school cannot be held in-person. In 2017, the Minnesota Legislature created the opportunity for schools to hold e-learning days and is not related to COVID-19.  

Read More about ANNUAL NOTICE: E-Learning Days in South Washington County Schools (K-12)

South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) is seeking input from families, staff and students (grades 6-12) about their ideal calendar for the school year. Please take a few minutes to complete this anonymous survey.

The information you provide will be used by the SoWashCo Schools calendar committee in its planning for future school calendars. 

Read More about Family Survey: Help Guide Future School District Calendars

Due to nationwide shortages of certain food items, SoWashCo Schools menus may not accurately reflect what will be served that day. When possible, the Department of Nutrition Services will replace meals with similar choices and avoid any additional allergens. Please follow the guidelines below to remain aware of ongoing changes, especially if your child has any allergies or dietary restrictions. 

Read More about Nationwide Food Shortage Affecting School Menus

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