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District 196 secondary to increase to four days of in-person learning April 20

Middle and high school students will return to school for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, with Wednesday being distance learning.

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Learn more about 196online at 196online.district196.org

Learn virtually with 196Online

Interested in having your child continue online learning for 2021-22? Check out 196Online, our new virtual school. Join our enrollment waitlist. 

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Stay updated on COVID 19 data in the county and district by visiting our dashboard

District 196 COVID-19 Dashboard

Our virtual dashboard is updated every Thursday using data from district reports and local and state public health officials.

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One District. Infinite Possibilities.

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.

29,000 students

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.

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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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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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