Since starting in my role as superintendent, I have witnessed numerous firsthand accounts of the commitment and support from our communities for our students, schools, and staff. I consider it an honor to serve in a place that shows such strong support for students, and it is clear that student performance and development of the … Continue reading →
Lakeville North High School’s STEM Manufacturing and Engineering pathway is getting needed support, thanks to a partnership with a local company. BTD Manufacturing’s contribution of $25,000 allowed Lakeville North has been able to purchase a new plasma cutter, said Holly Standke, one of four deans of students at LNHS. The contribution came after the school … Continue reading →
Teachers are crediting a program at Century Middle School with helping students build their academic skills. For students experiencing difficulties with academics and attendance, Hour 17 gives students extra help in English Language Arts and Communications classes while helping them build study and organizational skills. The courses use the same content and state standards … Continue reading →
Miss the Lakeville Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Schools luncheon? Catch up by watching the “Great Education at a Great Value” presentation by Lakeville Area Public Schools’ Superintendent Michael Baumann and guest speakers.
Lakeville Area Public Schools’ fall edition of its newsletter is here. Learn about the new STEM Biomedical Science Program at Lakeville North High School, get information about the renewal of the 2007 levy referendum and how the district invested in maintenance over the summer. . The printed edition will arrive in mailboxes throughout the district … Continue reading →
Students at Lakeville North High School were met with crime scene tape and a “body” in Room 306L. Their assignment? To figure out who Ana Garcia was and how she died. The scene was met with reactions ranging from, “umm, wow” to “I took this course because there was a dead body on the … Continue reading →
Lakeville North High School will recognize two distinguished alumni Oct. 6 at its homecoming game. Lakeville High School’s Distinguished Alumni for 2017 are Michelle Emond Wolfe (class of 1982) and Daniel Simpson (class of 1993). The alumni and their families will be honored at a reception at 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 2017 in … Continue reading →
The first all-electric school bus in Minnesota, operated by Schmitty & Sons, recently began transporting students to and from schools in the Lakeville Area Public Schools. “This is undeniably the bus of the future, here today,” Bill Forbord, COO of Schmitty & Sons. “We’ve looked at other fuel-alternative school buses but haven’t seen any … Continue reading →
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that Lake Marion Elementary School has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools where students achieve very high levels of learning compared to other schools or are making notable improvements in closing … Continue reading →
Three separate donation drives have been put in place by Lakeville Area Public Schools high school students to help those affected by catastrophic hurricanes Harvey in southeast Texas and Irma in Florida and the Caribbean. Lakeville North and South high school students from Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS) and a robotics team … Continue reading →
Independent School District 194, the Lakeville Area Public Schools, is an award winning school system located in the South Metro of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St Paul Minnesota. The District serves approximately 10,800 students in Dakota County and Scott County, and covers 86 square miles, including most of Lakeville, parts of Burnsville and Elko New Market, and portions of Eureka, Credit River and New Market Townships. There are eight elementary schools (K-5), three middle schools (6-8) and two high schools (9-12), an Area Learning Center and two Community Education facilities
Lakeville Area Public Schools consistently earns high levels of proficiency in Reading and Mathematics accountability testing. Student performance outpaces the State averages and is competitive with other high-achieving metropolitan districts.
Our Mission: Lakeville Area Public Schools is a partnership of students, families, staff and community committed to excellence and life long learning.