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.
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.
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.
The purpose of the council is to ensure community awareness and understanding of the district's gifted and talent development (GTD) programs, and to provide input to the district’s Curriculum and Instruction Advisory Council.
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.
In the four-day model, secondary students will attend school in person on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Wednesdays will continue to be distance learning days.
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.
The 12 seniors selected semifinalists last fall were all named finalists and are eligible for one of the approximately 7,600 merit scholarships.
We stand in solidarity with our students, families and staff who are experiencing direct and indirect trauma as a result of recent events or have experienced any racist comments, bullying or attacks.
The School Board will consider a recommendation to bring grades 6-12 back to in-person learning four days a week beginning in April.
District 196 elementary magnet lottery families who are considering the 196Online virtual school for the 2021-22 school year should consider that enrollment in 196Online will affect their magnet assignment.
The forum was conducted in place of the LAC’s annual District 196 Day at the Capitol, which typically involves in-person meetings with individual legislators.
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