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One of Minnesota's fastest growing cities for the past three decades, Woodbury is now the state's 9th largest city, home to more than 68,000 residents. Much of Woodbury's success as a community can be attributed to its long-range, planned growth strategy.

Nationally-recognized as a great place to live and raise a family, Woodbury is also an ideal location for business. Woodbury is home to a vast pool of highly skilled and educated workersand offers an impressive inventory of premium sites for new and expanding businesses.

Located at the crossroads of three major interstates (94, 494 and 694), Woodbury is only minutes from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. Residents and businesses alike enjoy quick and easy access to Minneapolis, St. Paul and the entire metro area.

For years, Woodbury has been recognized as a great place to live and raise a family. A few of the designations are outlined below:

Family Circle recognized Woodbury as one of its "10 best towns for families" in July 2014.

Money Magazine rated Woodbury among the "best places to live" in September 2014. Woodbury ranked 12th on the list of top 100 U.S. cities with populations between 50,000 and 300,000. The city was one of three Minnesota cities in the top 20.

As part of its "10 best places to buy a home in 2011" series, Walletpop.com ranked Woodbury as the "best place to raise kids" in December 2010.

Business Week named Woodbury "the best place to raise your kids" in November 2009. Woodbury ranked No. 1 among Minnesota cities.

Forbes.com acknowledged Woodbury as one of America's 25 "best places to move" in July 2009. Woodbury ranked No. 21 in thenation among cities with a population of 25,000 or more.

Money Magazine recognized Woodbury as the "hottest place to live in the Central U.S." in January 2004 (among cities with a population under 100,000).

Below you'll find some more info on the schools here in Woodbury.

Woodbury SchoolsWoodbury is served by three independent public school districts. The majority of the city is located in the South Washington County School District 833. The Stillwater Area Schools (District 834) and the North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale District 622 also provide service to the community.

District 833 operates six elementary schools, two junior highs and two senior high schools in Woodbury. Districts 834 and 622 have no school facilities within Woodbury. However, Valley Crossing School, 9900 Park Crossing, is a collaborative elementary that serves students from all three public school districts.