After finishing runners-up last year, Eagan High School juniors Eric Li and Archan Sen won the state title in policy debate during the 2022 state debate tournament.
We are nationally recognized for providing boundless opportunities in which students can learn and grow. At District 196, the sky's the limit.
Average ACT Score 22.7
Our graduates scored nearly one-half points higher than the nation-leading Minnesota average on the ACT college admissions test.
89% graduation rate
Our graduation rate exceeds the state average by five points.
We are the 4th largest district in Minnesota, serving learners from the cities of Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Lakeville and Inver Grove Heights, and Empire and Vermillion townships.
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.
Sharing stories of Academic, Art and Athletic successes from around the District.
Twenty-two District 196 high school students qualified to compete at the state debate tournament, which will be held online Jan. 14-15.
Effective immediately, students and employees who test positive may end isolation after five full days if fever-free and other symptoms have improved.
Earlier this year, for the 19th year in a row, the District 196 Finance Department also received ASBO’s Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting.
Families living in the affected areas need to make enrollment decisions for their middle school and high school aged children for the 2022-23 school year by the Jan. 5 deadline.
Thursday, Dec. 23, 2021, will be a no-school day for all District 196 students and a paid non-duty day for all contracted and scheduled district employees.
The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is now available for children ages 5-11, and on-site testing is available for students and employees at the District Service Center beginning Nov. 9.
Magnet schools offer parents increased choice in their child’s education by providing a concentrated focus that offers innovative ways to meet students’ learning goals through a particular theme.
Mohamed led all vote-getters with 9,783 votes. Virnig garnered 9,623 votes. And incumbent Coulson received 9,211 votes to claim his fourth term on the School Board.
In recognition of this important declaration, we encourage District 196 families to explore the rich history of Indigenous peoples around the United States and in Minnesota.
The district average is 2.6 points higher than the national average of 20.3 and 1.3 points higher than the Minnesota average of 21.6.
District 196 enrollment is up 78 students (0.27 percent) this year to 29,086 total students, according to the Oct. 1, 2021 enrollment count.
There are four proposed high school changes and four proposed middle school changes. Recommendations are part of larger process to address projected growth and facilities needs.
The first two days will be “snow days” with no regular classes at school or online. Any additional days beyond the first two will be E-Learning Days.