Volunteers needed for Ready, Set, Achieve! If you enjoy handing out school supplies and making students smile, we have the perfect opportunity for you! On August 23, Lakeville Area Public Schools is hosting the annual Ready, Set, Achieve! school readiness event, and we’re seeking volunteers. There are many volunteer opportunities available for both adults and … Continue reading →
Each year, Lakeville North inducts outstanding individuals into the Panther Hall of Fame. Those nominated are recognized for their outstanding performance and/or support to the Panther athletics program. Members of the Lakeville Area community were invited to nominate individuals they felt were deserving of Hall of Fame recognition and qualifications were considered collectively by the … Continue reading →
Every year over 100 Lakeville Area bus drivers safely transport over 9,000 students twice every school day, to and from 1,425 bus stops throughout the Lakeville Area. Lakeville Area Public Schools’ bussing partner, Schmitty & Sons, is currently hiring committed and professional individuals to join their team as school bus drivers, bus aides, mechanics and more. … Continue reading →
To help students be prepared for the start of school, Lakeville Area Public Schools is seeking the community’s help to collect school supplies for students in need. The Stuff the Bus event will be held from 4-7 p.m., Aug. 15 at Buffalo Wild Wings in Lakeville. The event will feature a competition to stuff a … Continue reading →
We’re excited to announce the launch of our new e-newsletter, 194NOW. Learn what’s happening now in our schools, connect with the community through events and activities and stay informed with district updates and important information. Additionally, we hope to make a positive impact on our environment by delivering news electronically. Signing up is easy! Just … Continue reading →
Looking to serve and support your district? Residents interested in joining the Lakeville Area Board of Education are invited to submit an affidavit of candidacy between July 31 and August 14. Candidate requirements: Eligible voter At least 21 years old when the term begins in January 2019 Resident of District 194 within 30 days before … Continue reading →
Following a task force presentation June 19 on recommendations to address and prioritize the district’s facility needs, the Lakeville Area Public Schools Board of Education is expressing interest in conducting a public opinion survey to gather input from residents including their satisfaction with the district and future needs, including facility recommendations. The Long Term Facilities … Continue reading →
On June 26, the Board of Education passed its 2018-19 preliminary budget with all funds totaling approximately $174 million. The district’s total budget includes the general fund, which amounts to approximately $137 million, food service, community service, building construction, debt service and a couple smaller funds. About 81 percent of the general fund expenses go … Continue reading →
Breezy Point, Minnesota – An award program to honor and celebrate secondary school principals for the incredible work they do in service to students and their educational communities was held June 20 as part of the four-day Minnesota Association of Secondary School Principals (MASSP) annual conference. MASSP selected Century Middle School Principal Jason Bakke as Minnesota … Continue reading →
Lakeville North High School is seeking candidates to be honored as Distinguished Alumni. The award is intended to highlight and honor the accomplishments of Lakeville High School and Lakeville North High School graduates and will be presented at the 2018 Lakeville North homecoming game. Nominees will be judged based upon the following criteria: The candidate … 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.