The national Schoology and Seesaw support teams are monitoring the situation and working hard to minimize any disruptions to service to member districts.
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 23
Our graduates scored nearly two points higher than the nation-leading Minnesota average on the ACT college admissions test.
92% graduation rate
Our graduation rate exceeds the state average by 10 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.
This meeting is not at the regular location and will be held virtually. Topics include certificates of participation pre-sale report for financing turf fields and bonding request for safety improvements at Diffley Road and Braddock Trail.
The purpose of the BAC is to ensure active community participation in and enhanced community understanding of the district’s budget planning process, and to provide input on budget plans that support district goals, policies and initiatives.
All 16 District 196 seniors who were selected semifinalists last fall have been named finalists and are eligible for the approximately 7,600 merit scholarships totaling more than $31 million that will be awarded this spring.
Twelve District 196 high school students had top finishes at state business competitions in early March to qualify for national competitions that were scheduled for this spring but have been canceled.
We are committed to the goal of providing meaningful learning opportunities and personalized connections between students/families and teachers/school staff during this time.
Free meals will be available at five school locations or dropped off at neighborhood sites around District 196.
Transcript of Superintendent Mary Kreger's latest update to families regarding COVID-19.
In response to Governor Walz’ executive order, all of our schools and buildings are closed until at least Monday, March 30. Only essential staff will be in the buildings.
In the event schools will remain closed after spring break, the district will implement its e-learning plan. Options are available for students and staff who do not have access to reliable internet.
Grab-and-go meals will be available March 16-20, and child care is being offered only for children of health care workers and emergency personnel.
This includes all programs and activities. Teachers will not be providing instruction this week. School buildings will be open Monday, March 16 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. to allow families to collect necessary items.
Effective Saturday, March 14, all District 196 Community Education evening and weekend classes, and facility rentals are also canceled through March 29. As a reminder, all Minnesota State High School League-sponsored events, games and tournaments are canceled. We are following MSHSL guidelines in allowing practice until further notice.
District 196 schools remain open and classes are being held as scheduled. However, all school-sponsored evening activities at District 196 schools are canceled, except Community Education classes.
We continue to stay in regular contact with representatives from the Minnesota departments of health and education to guide our actions in preparing for and responding to COVID-19, and limiting the spread of all illness in our schools.