As regulations and executive orders expire with changes in the pandemic, updated protocol include less regulations and requirements, and more personal/family choice and responsibility.
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.
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.
Hernandez Espinosa brings a variety of professional experience in both the public and private sectors, including recruiting diverse students and employees, and advocating for underserved populations in the legislative process.
Open to ages 12 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine. All vaccinations are free and second doses are guaranteed.
Fifty-two graduating seniors in District 196 will be serving in the U.S. Armed Forces following graduation this spring.
Traditional indigenous dancers from around the U.S. and Canada came together May 15 to celebrate District 196’s Native American seniors during an honoring ceremony and powwow.
Need help in English or math? Geniusprep can help! Students in grades K-6 who could benefit from free summer tutoring are encouraged to sign up by June 11.
Students of the Year for 2020-21 were selected by teachers and administrators at all four, four-year high schools in District 196. Students were selected based on their academic performance and participation in the given subject area during their high school career. The 2020-21 Students of the Year in District 196 are listed below by school and subject.
District 196’s four comprehensive high schools will hold graduation ceremonies outside at the Eagan and Rosemount high school stadiums on Saturday, June 5 or, if necessary, Sunday, June 6
Juniors and seniors rolled up their sleeves April 22 and participated in a variety of hands-on projects aimed at helping locally and making a positive impact globally.
District 196 students won seven of 13 state championships and 32 of the 104 total medals awarded at this year’s Class AA state speech tournament held online April 23.
BeginningApril 19, we will no longer serve meals to the greater community, as we refocus on providing meals during the school day to our in-person learners. Seven-day meal kits still available for district students.
As a school district, we are saddened by the events that have taken place in Brooklyn Center, and ask that this be a time for our community to unify around our students’ well being and success.
The annual award celebrates the efforts of young high school women in their pursuit of technology education and career opportunities.
Their performance qualified Apple Valley for the National Tournament of Champions which will be held virtually May 22-23.
Families will be able to connect with district support staff to ask questions and receive support around technology tools such as Seesaw, Schoology, the iPad, Zoom, and iPad apps. Registration is required.