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District 196 shortens COVID-19 isolation period to five days

Positive students and employees may end isolation after five full days if they are fever-free for 24 hours and other symptoms are improving. 

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School Board approves attendance-area adjustments to ease crowding at RHS, RMS

Families in the affected areas must make enrollment decisions for 2022-23 school year by the Jan. 5 extended deadline.

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Magnet middle school application window for 2022-23 closes Feb. 9

Submit an application by by Feb. 9, 2022, to be considered for Valley Middle School of STEM. The elementary magnet application window has closed.

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District 196 earns national award for budget transparency and presentation

This is the seventh year in a row the district has been commended in its commitment to sound fiscal management and budgetary policies. 

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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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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.

89% graduation rate

Our graduation rate exceeds the state average by five 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.


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


Falcon Ridge Middle School, 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Eastview High School 6200 140th Street West, Apple Valley, 55124
Rosemount High School, 3335 142nd Street West, Rosemount, MN 55068
Eastview High School 6200 140th Street West, Apple Valley, 55124
Eastview High School 6200 140th Street West, Apple Valley, 55124