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Woodson Kindergarten Center

1601 4th Street SE
Austin, MN 55912
507-460-1400
School Hours: 8:15AM - 2:00PM


Austin Public Schools

About Our School

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Welcome to Woodson Kindergarten Center!

About Woodson

Woodson has been an All-Day Kindergarten Center since 2005. Our school offers many opportunities for students to develop skills that will prepare them for learning now and in their futures. Students have quality, daily educational opportunities including:

  • 120 minutes of reading instruction
  • 60 minutes of math
  • 20 minutes of Boost-Up or Gym Activities
  • 20 minutes of play centers
  • 30 minutes of recess
  • 30 minutes of lunch

Students access learning through hands-on opportunities in a variety of settings, including our greenhouse and play centers, as well as technology like iPads in every classroom. Parents have a choice of either the traditional and the Modified 45/15 calendar at Woodson that aligns with Sumner Elementary School. In addition, Woodson is recognized as a PBIS school and was named a 2015 Exemplar School by MDE for implementation of PBIS.

Office Information

Hours:
7:30 - 4:00 Monday - Thursday
7:30 - 3:30 Friday

Phone: 507-460-1400

Elementary Handbook

The parent handbook offers families answers to questions on topics from attendance to recess to birthday treats. Please see the below link to access this handbook.
Elementary School Handbook
Elementary School Handbook in Spanish

Attendance

Please call the office at 507-460-1400 if your child will not be at school. You can call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If we are not available, please leave a message stating your child's name, reason for absence from school, and expected date of return. Your help is greatly appreciated!

Contacts

Jill Rollie
Principal
507-460-1400
jill.rollie@austin.k12.mn.us

Lisa Bellrichard
Administrative Assistant
507-460-1400
lisa.bellrichard@austin.k12.mn.us

Laura Ramirez
Success Coach
507-460-1404
laura.ramirez@austin.k12.mn.us

Beth Lahann, LPN
School Nurse
507-460-1402
bethany.lahann@austin.k12.mn.us

Lori Coughlin-Jeffrey
School Social Worker
507-460-4968
lori.coughlin@austin.k12.mn.us

Melissa Kossoris
School Psychologist
507-460-1412
melissa.kossoris@austin.k12.mn.us