Students in the city of Newport are served by Independent School District 833 also known as South Washington County Schools. School District 833 serves students in Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Woodbury, and Afton as well as Denmark and Grey Cloud Island Townships. The school district has 15 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools. South Washington County Schools seeks to provide students with an outstanding educational system and help students reach their highest level of performance.
Newport Elementary School serves over 270 students in K-5th grade in the South Washington County School District. Newport Elementary School is one of the oldest schools in District 833. The school provides students with excellent educational programs and great teachers who help each student reach their fullest potential. Newport also offers several activities including orchestra, band, choir, student council, and several after school programs. The mission of Newport Elementary School is to help students achieve academic and personal growth each year in order to to be positive contributors in a digital and global society.
Oltman Middle School serves over 700 students in grades 6-8 in South Washington County School District. Oltman is one of 4 middle schools in the school district and is an AVID Demonstration School. AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness program designed to help students prepare to become successful in college. Oltman believes that engagement is key to providing a better learning experience for students. Each student has 6 classes a day with a focus on character, relationship building, empathy, and goal setting. The main academic areas that Oltman focuses on are reading, writing, and math. Oltman also offers several after school programs and athletic options.
Park High School, located in Cottage Grove, Minnesota, serves over 1,800 students in 9-12th grade in the South Washington County Schools system. Park is an IB world school, which aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring young people who help create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. Park also seeks to offer an excellent academic program and they do this by providing students with outstanding teachers. Park High School provides students with AP courses and the AVID program to help students become prepared for college and be equipped with the tools to succeed. Park High School also offers athletics to all students with a mission to create learning opportunities for students to develop character, become well-rounded citizens, and achieve excellence in their activities, school, and community. Park offers several sports including football, hockey, baseball, softball, soccer, track and field, wrestling, cross-country, cross-country skiing, golf, and much more.