south washington county schools staff portal

by Blanche Hermann Published 1 year ago Updated 10 months ago

Where is South Washington County Schools located?

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.

How many sowashco students signed letters of intent?

Nov182021 Thirty-two seniors from South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) signed letters of intent to play inter-collegiate athletics next year. The students attend East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools. November 10 was the first day of the early signing period for students to sign a National Letter of Intent.

Where do sowashco students go to high school?

The students attend East Ridge, Park and Woodbury high schools. November 10 was the first day of the early signing period for students to sign a National Letter of Intent. Read More about SoWashCo Schools Student Athletes Sign National Letter of Intent ANNUAL NOTICE: E-Learning Days in South Washington County Schools (K-12)

What high schools are open in South Washington?

Park High School(opens in new window/tab) South Washington Alternative High School(opens in new window/tab) Woodbury High School(opens in new window/tab) Programs Community Education(opens in new window/tab)


Armstrong Elementary

Our staff recognize the value of teaching students to be successful in all areas.

CrestView Elementary

Community is based on a culture of learning by promoting respect, responsibility and a sense of belonging.

Grey Cloud Elementary

Teachers and staff members focus on supporting student success by offering a warm and welcoming environment.

Middleton Elementary

Students are encouraged to grow academically, socially and emotionally in a positive and supportive environment.

Newport Elementary

Teachers personalize learning for students by meeting with them before the start of the school year and continuing one-on-one work during the year.

Pullman Elementary

The school provides a nurturing environment where every student has the opportunity to become a productive, knowledgeable and responsible citizen.

Red Rock Elementary

A collaborative community of lifelong learners preparing students for a changing world.

Upcoming Virtual family information sessions

Attend one of our virtual information sessions via Zoom on the dates below to learn more about SoWashCo Online for the 2022-23 school year. More sessions will be added in the future.

SoWashCo Online Student Experience

At the high school level, students will work on their online courses in ways that match their individual needs. Our high school course design is dependent on enrollment and whenever possible, a blend of synchronous and personalized asynchronous instruction will be offered.

What courses are available through SoWashCo Online?

Students in grades K-5 will receive the same standards based instruction as their peers in a traditional school setting.

How does SoWashCo Online differ from our experience during emergency distance learning?

SoWashCo Online programs go through deliberate design process. This process was unable to take place during emergency distance learning due to time constraints. The creation of online learning experiences is also vastly different from learning experiences created for brick-and-mortar classrooms.

How many students can be in an online course?

Secondary- class sizes will be capped at 40 students, per Minnesota Department of Education accreditation rules, no matter the subject area.

Can students take some classes online and others in person?

Students in grades 9-12 will be able to take all or some of their classes online. SoWashCo Online will have both comprehensive (full-time) and supplemental (part-time) approval for students in grades 9-12.

Will SoWashCo Online have a dedicated administrator and support staff?

Yes, Nick Falde has been named the principal for SoWashCo Online. He can be reached at or at 651-425-7303.

What is South Washington Alternative High School?

South Washington Alternative High School prepares all students for life after high school. Students have a variety of career readiness options including enrolling in career and technical training at Northeast Metro 916 or earning credits through employment.

What is AVID in South Washington?

South Washington Alternative High School also offers the Advancement Via Individual Determination ( AVID ) program, which helps students develop organizational skills and study habits so they can be successful in college.

Welcome to Woodbury High School

Woodbury High School serves students in grades 9-12 and is part of SoWashCo Schools. We offer a comprehensive curriculum of 150+ courses, placing emphasis on college preparation, including Advanced Placement, Project Lead the Way, and College in the Schools.

Woodbury News

Families can pick up two free meals (one breakfast and one lunch) for their child in middle or high school from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22 at the East Ridge High School activities entrance or the Park High School main entrance. Barcodes will not be required. Please only visit one site.

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