District to hold election to renew referendum Nov. 7
Lakeville Area Public Schools will approach voters Nov. 7 to renew the 2007 operating levy referendum. Read more
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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.
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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
Lakeville Area Public Schools will seek renewal of its 2007 levy referendum on Nov. 7, with early voting beginning Sept. 22. Renewing the expiring 2007 referendum would translate to approximately $693 per pupil in funding the first year, said Andrew Sarnow, executive director of Business Services. The question includes an inflationary factor over the … Continue reading
Lakeville Area Public Schools’ construction projects were full steam ahead this past summer, with projects ranging in size from $1,000 to $1.3 million in improvements at schools throughout the district. Most of the projects were planned deferred maintenance work, funded by the state governed Long Term Facilities Maintenance program, but it also included smaller … Continue reading
The National Scholarship program named three Lakeville Area Public Schools students Sept. 12 to its list of semifinalists for 2018. Cassandra Butler from Lakeville North High School and Greta Kvittem and Jack Olsen from Lakeville South High School were announced as semifinalists. They are among 300 students named to the list from Minnesota; 16,000 … Continue reading
District begins work with University of Minnesota expert For students to succeed in life, they need to not only develop academic skills but also manage emotions. To prepare students fully, schools must help students develop learned optimism and resiliency in addition to core academic subjects. That was the message Dr. Clay Cook, a University … Continue reading
Lakeville Area Public Schools is seeking gently used band instrument donations. The donation of instruments will help students at all levels who want to take part in band be able to do so, including those whose families may not be able to afford purchase or rental. This need exists at all levels, but donations will be … Continue reading
Classrooms, lunchrooms and playgrounds once again are bustling with the sounds of students’ laughter and banter. Sept. 5 marked the first day of school for the district’s 11,000 students, including approximately 1,000 members of the class of 2018. Many were excited to see friends and start a year filled with thoughts of the future. For kindergarteners, … Continue reading
Routes to Kenwood Trail Middle School will changes this school year, as County Road 50 (Kenwood Trail) is being reconstructed from County Road 60 (185th Street) to County Road 9 (Dodd Boulevard) to increase capacity and improve safety. This section of County Road 50 will be converted to a four-lane section with raised median … Continue reading
Lakeville Area Public Schools will be upgrading its phone systems in preparation for the 2017-2018 school year on Wednesday and Thursday, Aug. 30-31. During this time, some buildings will experience intermittent service. If you call and are unable to reach a school, please leave a voicemail, and school staff will be able to contact you when their … Continue reading
Lakeville residents and panther fans, here’s a chance to own pieces of Lakeville history. Lakeville Area Public Schools is auctioning off signs displaced from the northeast corner of Kenwood Trail and Ipava Avenue as a result of the Highway 50 construction project. Both auctions will run for 21 days. Minimum bid for … 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.