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 four elementary schools in our school district: Burnside, Jefferson, Sunnyside and Twin Bluff.  The elementary schools house students Kindergarten - 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.

The vision of the Red Wing Public Schools is for all students to fulfill their highest potential and to become respectful, responsible, productive citizens.
District Level Administration
Karsten Anderson
Jackie Paradis
Building and Grounds/Technology
Alan Gaylor
Director of Teaching & Learning
Jess Whitcomb
Special Education
Cheryl Johnson
651-388-4441 x11
Community Education
Dawn Wettern
Red Wing High School
2451 Eagle Ridge Drive
Phone: 651-385-4600
Fax: 651-385-4610
George Nemanich

Assistant Principal
Jason Kjos
Activities Director
Paul Hartmann
Twin Bluff Elementary
2120 Twin Bluff Road
Phone: 651-385-4530
Fax: 651-385-4540
Chris Palmatier

Burnside Elementary
5001 Learning Lane
Phone: 651-385-4700
Fax: 651-385-4710
Jen Grove
Sunnyside Elementary
1669 Southwood Avenue
Phone: 651-385-4570
Fax: 651-385-4576
Michael Pagel
Jefferson Elementary
601 Buchanan St
Phone: 651-385-3585
Fax: 651-385-4510
Kim Cory
Tower View Alternative School
154 Tower View Drive
Phone: 651-388-8963
Fax: 651-385-8619
Nicole Jack
Preschool/Family Education
Colvill Family Center

269 East 5th Street
Phone: 651-385-8000
Fax: 651-385-4780
Min MartinOakes


2451 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Red Wing, MN 55066

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

Telephone Number

Fax Number

Karsten Anderson

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
1660 Southwood Avenue
Principal Office: 651-385-4570
Attendance Line: 651-385-4580
Fax Number: 651-385-4576
Jefferson Elementary
601 Buchanan St.
Office Number: 651-385-4585
Fax Number: 651-385-4510
Colvill Family Center
269 East 5th St.
Office: 651-385-8000
Fax: 651-385-4780
Tower View Alternative High School
154 Tower View Dr.
Office: 651-388-6982
Fax: 651-385-8619
Community Education/Recreation
2451 Eagle Ridge Dr.
Office: 651-385-4565
Fax: 651-385-4561
This spring, Red Wing Public Schools is developing a 3 - 5 year strategic plan.  Documents related to this planning process will be maintained on this webpage.  Community feedback will be solicited throughout this process.
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