Welcome to the Red Wing Public School District Information Webpage!

Red Wing School District #256 is a pre-K through grade 12 district located in Red Wing, Minnesota (population 16,000). Red Wing is located in the beautiful Mississippi River Valley, fifty miles southeast of the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area. The Red Wing School District offers all children an opportunity to grow in a supportive and caring environment. Approximately 2500 students K-12 are educated with the support of over 450 staff members; 200 are full or part-time teachers. Approximately 90% of the district graduates continue their education beyond high school.

Colvill Family Center is a partnership between the school district and other county agencies. A full range of services are offered at Colvill for preschool children and their families.

There are currently three elementary schools in our school district: Burnside, Sunnyside and Twin Bluff.  The elementary schools house students Kindergarten through grade 6.

Red Wing High School (grades 7 - 12) offers a wide variety of co-curricular, academic, arts, music and athletic programs designed to challenge the interests and abilities of all students.

Tower View Alternative High School (ALC) offers programs for students between the ages of 16 and 21 who are experiencing difficulty in the traditional high school setting or have dropped out of school.

Community Education programs serve people of all ages from infants through senior citizens. Community Education focuses on connecting the community, schools and businesses. Programs and activities are designed to link the community and educational systems which enhance personal growth and community development.

Red Wing Public Schools strives to provide an innovating and meaningful educational experience that: 

  • Fosters curiosity.

  • Pursues and applies best practices. 

  • Embraces diversity by respectfully engaging all students, families, and staff. 

  • Connects and partners with our community.

The mission of the Red Wing Public Schools is to educate and inspire all students as they realize their full potential and become respectful, responsible, productive citizens.
District Level Administration
Interim Superintendent
Frank Norton
Jackie Paradis
Building and Grounds/Technology
Alan Gaylor
Director of Teaching & Learning
Dr. Martina Wagner
Director of Nutrition Services
Jess Pena
Human Resource Manager
Amy French
Special Education
Cheryl Johnson
651-388-4441 x11
Director of Community Education
Dawn Wettern
District Nurse
Joni Gorman
Communications Manager
Anne Robertson
Red Wing High School
George Nemanich
Assistant Principal
Mandy Stokes
Assistant Principal
Kirk Thompson
Activities Director
Paul Hartmann
Tower View Alternative School
Kim Cory

Burnside Elementary
Jen Grove
Sunnyside Elementary
Michael Pagel
Twin Bluff Elementary
Patrick Beierman
Assistant Principal
Bobbi Seleski
Preschool/Family Education
Colvill Family Center

Brittni Kuehl

2451 Eagle Ridge Dr.      
Red Wing, MN 55066

Office Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30am - 4:00pm

Telephone Number

Fax Number

Frank Norton

Superintendent Administrative Assistant
Lisa Steggerda

Red Wing High School
2451 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Principal's Office: 651-385-4600
Student Support Office: 651-385-4612
Attendance Line: 651-385-4660
Fax Number: 651-385-4610
Twin Bluff School
2120 Twin Bluff Road
Principal Office: 651-385-4530
Attendance Line: 651-385-4550
Greeter Desk: 651-385-4560 (Day calls)
Fax: 651-385-4540
Burnside Elementary School
5001 Learning Lane
Principal Office: 651-385-4700
Attendance Line: 651-385-4715
Fax Number: 651-385-4710
Sunnyside Elementary School
1669 Southwood Avenue
Principal Office: 651-385-4570
Attendance Line: 651-385-4580
Fax Number: 651-385-4576
Tower View Alternative High School
154 Tower View Dr.
Office: 651-388-6982
Fax: 651-385-8619
Colvill Family Center
269 East 5th St.
Office: 651-385-8000
Fax: 651-385-4780
Community Education/Recreation
2451 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Office: 651-385-4565
Fax: 651-385-4561