The School of Environmental Studies (SES) is an optional High School located in Apple Valley, Minnesota adjacent to the Minnesota Zoo. It is a choice for students in ISD 196 and accepts open enrollment from the greater Twin Cities area.
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Quick links
School Contacts
Office Contacts and Information
FORMS and downloads - Calendar
ACT Test Prep Camp information
Naviance Family Connection (career and college planning)
Phone: 952-431-8750
Address (see a map)
  12155 Johnny Cake Road
  Apple Valley, MN 55124
Registration Help

New and returning students are busy completing registration forms for next year. Guides, registration sheets and more con be found on the FORMS page.

Welcome to SES
Current News

Conferences October 2 & 7


Good to have you here! Browse the site, find the resources you need, contact us with questions. Visitors are always welcome to our unique and successful public high school. Our small personal setting encourages learning through conversation and knowledge created through experience and adventure. Join us

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Watch Our Turbine as the Seasons Change

Check out the SES Turbine site. Live data from the turbine along with basic statistics are available at this link.

What is happening at SES?