Independent School District 196

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Independent School District 196
Type and location
Type Public
Grades K-12
Region South Metropolitan Twin Cities
Country USA
Location Dakota County, Minnesota
District information
Superintendent Jane Berenz[1]
Budget $323,061,253
Students and staff
Students 27,679[2]
Teachers 2100
Staff 4000
Athletic Conference South Suburban Conference
Other information
Website http://www.district196.org

Independent School District 196 is a K-12 public school district located in the south suburban Twin Cities, near both Minneapolis and St. Paul in Minnesota.

Also known as the Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District, District 196 serves approximately 28,300 students in grades Early Childhood-12 and is Minnesota's fourth largest school district. The 110-square-mile (280 km2) district boundary includes all or part of seven cities - Rosemount, Apple Valley, Eagan, Burnsville, Coates, Inver Grove Heights and Lakeville - and rural Empire and Vermillion townships.

District 196 has 18 elementary schools (grades k-5), six middle schools (grades 6-8), and four high schools (grades 9-12), the School of Environmental Studies optional high school (grades 11-12), the Area Learning Center alternative high school (grades 9-12) and Dakota Ridge special education school (grades k-12). (School attendance boundary maps and address search)

The district has been honored with six National Blue Ribbon Schools of Excellence awards and numerous state and nationally recognized programs in academics, the arts and athletics.

District 196 is consistently recognized among the nation's top school districts.[citation needed]

District 196 High Schools[edit]

All four District 196 high schools compete in the South Suburban Conference of the Minnesota State High School League.

In order of age:

District 196 Middle Schools[edit]

  • Rosemount Middle School
  • Scott Highlands Middle School
  • Falcon Ridge Middle School
  • Dakota Hills Middle School
  • Valley Middle School
  • Black Hawk Middle School

District 196 Elementary Schools[edit]

Eagan, MN[edit]

  • Red Pine Elementary
  • Northview Elementary
  • Deerwood Elementary
  • Pinewood Community School
  • Glacier Hills Elementary (magnet school)
  • Thomas Lake Elementary
  • Woodland Elementary
  • Oak Ridge Elementary

Apple Valley,MN[edit]

  • Cedar Park Elementary School
  • Westview Elementary School
  • Southview Elementary School
  • Greenleaf Elementary School
  • Highland Elementary School
  • Diamond Path Elementary

Rosemount, MN[edit]

  • Rosemount Elementary School
  • Shannon Park Elementary School

Lakeville, MN[edit]

  • Parkview Elementary School

Burnsville, MN[edit]

  • Echo Park Elementary School

District 196 Demographics (Revised annually)[edit]


Total population – 145,796
Total households – 51,181
60 percent with pre-school and school-age children
Nearly one-third of all district residents are under age 18

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://district196.org/District/SuptsOffice/Index.cfm
  2. ^ http://www.education.state.mn.us/mdeprod/idcplg?IdcService=GET_FILE&dDocName=036918&RevisionSelectionMethod=latestReleased&Rendition=primary MN Department of Education Enrollment Statistics

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