South Washington County School Dist School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 19,001 students in South Washington County School Dist School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Minnesota.
Public Schools in South Washington County School Dist School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the Minnesota public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 68% (versus the 59% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in South Washington County School Dist School District are Liberty Ridge Elementary School, Valley Crossing Elementary School and Lake Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. South Washington County School Dist School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Minnesota.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is equal to the Minnesota public school average of 36% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

South Washington County School Dist School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Minnesota for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
South Washington County School Dist School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MN)
# Schools
27 Schools
2,544 Schools
# Students
19,001 Students
872,755 Students
# Teachers
844 Teachers
53,334 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1

District Rank

South Washington County School Dist School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 515 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 93% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MN)
Overall District Rank
#60 out of 522 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Washington County School Dist  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
56%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Washington County School Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
59%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Washington County School Dist  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
93%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Washington County School Dist  School District and public school graduation rate of MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.56
0.57
# American Indian Students
69 Students
15,533 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# Asian Students
2,167 Students
61,043 Students
% Asian Students
11%
7%
# Hispanic Students
1,618 Students
88,237 Students
% Hispanic Students
9%
10%
# Black Students
1,607 Students
101,657 Students
% Black Students
9%
11%
# White Students
12,244 Students
555,545 Students
% White Students
64%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
7 Students
825 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
1,289 Students
49,915 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
6%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
621
21,237
# Students in K Grade:
1,223
59,523
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,368
62,717
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,334
62,188
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,332
62,526
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,399
62,480
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,427
63,784
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,339
65,070
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,433
67,411
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,434
68,070
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,531
68,513
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,462
67,991
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,490
68,059
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,608
73,186
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,756 is higher than the state median of $14,481. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,233 is higher than the state median of $14,746. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MN)
Total Revenue
$280 MM
$8 MM
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Spending
$327 MM
$8 MM
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Revenue / Student
$14,756
$14,481
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Washington County School Dist  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,233
$14,746
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Washington County School Dist  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MN by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best South Washington County School Dist School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Liberty Ridge Elementary School
Math: 86% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
11395 Eagle View Blvd
Saint Paul, MN 55129
(651) 425-5901
Grades: K-5
| 768 students
Rank: #22.
Valley Crossing Elementary School
Math: 79% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
9900 Park Crossing
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-7501
Grades: K-6
| 614 students
Rank: #33.
Lake Middle School
Math: 78% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
3133 Pioneer Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-6404
Grades: 6-8
| 1,142 students
Rank: #44.
Grey Cloud Elementary School
Math: 77% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
(1)
9525 Indian Blvd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-4201
Grades: K-5
| 711 students
Rank: #55.
Woodbury High School
Math: 72% | Reading: 76%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2665 Woodlane Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-4409
Grades: 9-12
| 1,972 students
Rank: #66.
Cottage Grove Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7447 65th St S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-5801
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: #77.
Red Rock Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3311 Commonwealth Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-5601
Grades: K-5
| 634 students
Rank: #88.
East Ridge High School
Math: 66% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
4200 Pioneer Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55129
(651) 425-2301
Grades: 9-12
| 1,954 students
Rank: #99.
Middleton Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
9105 Lake Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 768-4901
Grades: K-5
| 667 students
Rank: #1010.
Royal Oaks Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
7335 Steepleview Rd
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-4701
Grades: K-5
| 516 students
Rank: #1111.
Woodbury Middle School
Math: 66% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1425 School Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-4501
Grades: 6-8
| 1,158 students
Rank: #1212.
Gordon Bailey Elementary School
Math: 71% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
4125 Woodlane Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55129
(651) 425-4801
Grades: K-5
| 610 students
Rank: #1313.
Armstrong Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8855 Inwood Ave S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-4101
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #1414.
Hillside Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8177 Hillside Tr S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-4001
Grades: PK-5
| 431 students
Rank: #1515.
Nuevas Fronteras Spanish Immersion
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1020 Third Street
Saint Paul Park, MN 55071
(651) 425-3101
Grades: K-5
| 466 students
Rank: #1616.
Newport Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
851 6th Ave
Newport, MN 55055
(651) 425-4301
Grades: PK-5
| 266 students
Rank: #1717.
Cottage Grove Middle School
Math: 52% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
9775 Indian Blvd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-6804
Grades: 6-8
| 954 students
Rank: #1818.
Pine Hill Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9015 Hadley Ave S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-3901
Grades: K-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1919.
Crestview Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
7830 80th St S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-3801
Grades: PK-5
| 411 students
Rank: #2020.
Woodbury Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1251 School Dr
Saint Paul, MN 55125
(651) 425-4601
Grades: K-5
| 435 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Park High School
Math: 43% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
8040 80th St S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-3702
Grades: 9-12
| 1,975 students
Rank: #21 - 2221. - 22.
Pullman Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1260 Selby Ave
Saint Paul Park, MN 55071
(651) 425-3601
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #2323.
Oltman Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
6625 Goodview Avenue
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-3501
Grades: 6-8
| 952 students
Rank: #2424.
South Washington Alternative High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
8400 E Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-7001
Grades: 8-12
| 101 students
Rank: n/an/a
Access
Alternative School
8400 E Point Douglas Rd
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-2341
Grades: 10-12
| 12 students
Rank: n/an/a
Ages 3-5 Early Childhood Special Ed
Special Education School
8400 E Point Douglas Rd S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-6121
Grades: PK
| 516 students
Rank: n/an/a
Next Step Transition Program
Special Education School
7155 80th St S
Cottage Grove, MN 55016
(651) 425-5104
Grades: 12
| 77 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • South Washington County School District
  • 7362 E POINT DOUGLAS RD S, COTTAGE GROVE, MN, 55016-3025
  • (651) 425-6201
  • sowashco.k12.mn.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 19,001 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Top 20% in MN)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.56

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