Naviance Family Connection (career and college planning)
Phone: 952-431-8750
Address see a map
12155 Johnny Cake Road
Apple Valley, MN 55124
View a profile of SES in PDF format.
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.

The slide show used during orientation and registration sessions can be viewed here.

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.

Welcome to SES!

Good to have you here! Use the tabs above or the links to the left and below to see more. Please contact us if you have additional questions.

If you would like to order a copy of the 2015 SES graduation, please go to The ceremony will also be played on local cable channels during the summer. Click for information on District196TV schedules.
Summer Letters!

Applications and Programs

Apply to attend SES

The online application for SES is linked here. Contact us if you need help completing the form. Take your time and consider your responses carefully- we look forward to reading them.

Click to start the application process for the SES Mentor program.

The SES AVID Program is accepting applications for the 2015/ 2016 school year. This year's juniors can apply now to be a part of the program next year.
Applications for the SES Leadership program are available here.

Some helpful links

Watch Our Turbine as the Seasons Change. Check out the SES Turbine site. Check out Live Data from the turbine along with some basic statistics. Our partner is Dakota Electric.
Take a look at the current calendar (pdf file)- updates and additions to the calendar can be found on the Google calendar below.
Pay for lunch, field studies and more using the FeePay service. This is also where you complete most online forms including your field study health form.
hatCheck out the SES apparel site to find SES branded gear and more.