This year’s award recognizes the preparation and issuance of the district’s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for fiscal year 2021.
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.
88.5% graduation rate
Our graduation rate exceeds the state average by five 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 has several openings for interested community members to join the Community Education, Equity, and Special Education advisory councils.
Otte-Phillips has more than 16 years of experience working as a special education educator.
The Educational Benefits applications ensures students have access to nutritious meals and provides critical funding for schools.
The total population of District 196 is estimated at 163,960 residents, according to projections by the State Demographic Center.
Students representing the journalism and video production programs won eight Student Production Awards presented by the Upper Midwest Emmy® Foundation this spring.
Tickets are available for the game against the San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, August 20, 6 p.m. at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
Saulter has an extensive background in public safety and public education, and holds a master's degree in education leadership.
Nelson was most recently a principal in the Osseo Area School District will start his post at Diamond Path Elementary in early July.
Washington was the assistant administrator at Red Pine this past school year, and will take over his position July 1.
The best way to fuel your mind is to fuel your body! Free meals are available to District 196 students through a variety of summer programs.
Since 2016, the organization has been awarding Minnesota school districts and nonprofits grants to support youth mental health innovations in education, services and research.
Four teams from District 196 schools qualified for the state tournament, and two teams had top finishes at state to earn a spot at the DI Global Finals.
Griffin has been the assistant administrator at Northview since 2019, responsible for co-leading the school’s core and continuous improvement teams, providing student and teacher support, and overseeing testing.
Hernandez will take over as coordinator of the 196Online program on July 1, replacing Teaching and Learning Coordinator Jenny Huling.