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:
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.
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