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Southgate Elementary School
Address: 1601 19th Ave SW Austin, MN 55912
Phone: 507-460-1300
Fax: 507-433-9651
School Hours: 8:10 AM - 2:40 PM
Principal: Edwina Harder 
Para Español: 507-460-1303
Attendance: 507-460-1300
Enrollment: 500 (Grades 1-4)
School Colors: Blue and Green
Mascot: Gator
News From The Office
Welcome to Southgate Elementary! Located in the SW area of Austin, we are the proud home of 5000 Southgate Gators! Our district mission is: Empowering and Engaging All Learners For Life. Southgate Elementary is a school committed to our students. With help from our families and the community, we will work to ensure academic and social-emotional growth. We will provide a safe, nurturing environment for all.
Celebration School
Southgate Elementary School has been selected as a celebration school by the MN Department of Education!  More than 140 celebration eligible schools applied for this distinction.  Southgate was one of only 22 that were chosen for recognition.  We were eligible for this designation as a result of our efforts to improve student achievement.
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It is critical that schools and families partner together for children's success. Teachers will communicate in the student agendas. Please check these daily to stay abreast of students' practice (homework). If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at school. Also, if adults would like to volunteer to help in the schools, please contact the office (507) 460-1300. We have many tasks that need assistance.

Please remember to report absences to the school (507) 460-1300. When reporting a child's absence, please state the reason they are gone. This helps us to code the absence correctly. Children's attendance is monitored, so it is important that absences are reported. Thank you!