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School Board approves legislative priorities focused on supporting implementation of “historic” law changes approved last year.

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School Board member Cory Johnson talks with two student advisory council members.

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One District. Infinite Possibilities.

Educating, developing, and inspiring our students for lifelong success.

Average ACT Score 21.5

Our graduates scored nearly one-half points higher than the nation-leading Minnesota average on the ACT college admissions test.

88.5% graduation rate

Our graduation rate exceeds the state average by five points.

29,000 students

We are the 3rd largest district in Minnesota, serving learners from the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Empire, Lakeville and Inver Grove Heights, and Vermillion township.

4,000 staff

Our high-quality, diverse workforce includes 2,100 licensed teachers and administrators, of which more than half of whom hold master’s or specialist’s degrees.

STORIES OF INFINITE POSSIBILITIES

Sharing stories of Academic, Art and Athletic successes from around the District.

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Three District 196 elementary magnet schools have been selected for recognition in Magnet Schools of America’s 2024 Merit Awards program. Diamond Path Elementary School of International Studies and Echo Park Elementary School of Leadership, Engineering and Technology are being recognized as Schools of Distinction, and Glacier Hills Elementary School of Arts and Science is one of a select group of schools in the nation to be named a Top School of Excellence.  

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The District 196 School Board on Jan. 22 selected five residents to interview to fill a vacancy on the board created when former board member Bianca Virnig was elected to fill a vacancy in District 52B of the Minnesota House of Representatives in Decembe

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Newly elected District 196 School Board members Cory Johnson, Jackie Magnuson and Anna Williams took the oath of office to begin their four-year terms at the board’s Jan. 8 organizational meeting. Sachin Isaacs was also elected in the Nov. 7 School Board election and will take the oath at the next regular board meeting Feb. 12.

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The District 196 School Board on Jan. 8 approved a resolution to accept the resignation of Board Director Bianca Virnig and declare a board vacancy, and a separate action to approve the process the board will use to fill the vacancy. Virnig won a special election Dec. 5 to fill the open seat in House District 52B. She will resign from the School Board Jan. 11.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Apple Valley High School, 14450 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Rosemount High School performing arts center, 3335 142nd Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068
Apple Valley High School, 14450 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Rosemount High School performing arts center, 3335 142nd Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068
Apple Valley High School, 14450 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Rosemount High School performing arts center, 3335 142nd Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068
Rosemount High School performing arts center, 3335 142nd Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068
Apple Valley High School, 14450 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Rosemount High School performing arts center, 3335 142nd Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068
Eastview High School 6200 140th Street West, Apple Valley, 55124
Apple Valley High School, 14450 Hayes Road, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Eagan High School, 4185 Braddock Trail, Eagan, 55123

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN DISTRICT 196