Please join Lakeville Area Public Schools on Saturday, July 9 at the Pan-O-Prog Street Fair in Downtown Lakeville to help us “Stuff the Bus”. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. bring a school supply donation to help fill-up the Lakeville Area Public Schools Smart Bus with school supplies, which will be given to students in need in August. Everything from backpacks, new school supplies, and school spirit wear will be accepted for donation. Our goal is to pack this bus full! Continue reading →
It was a night of pomp, circumstance and celebration for 888 Lakeville Area Public Schools’ graduating seniors. Members of the class of 2016 – with 447 students from Lakeville South and 441 from Lakeville North high schools – received their diplomas at commencement June 9 at Mariucci Arena in Minneapolis. Students from the Area Learning … Continue reading →
Fish and wildlife biologists hope a garden planted to help pollinating insects at a local school will become a pilot program for other schools and districts. Orchard Lake students created a garden in May and June intended to sustain pollinating insects including bees and butterflies. “The kids came up with the idea to … Continue reading →
Ready, Set, Achieve! is a FREE back-to-school readiness event for families in need served by Lakeville Area Public Schools. Donate to Ready, Set, Achieve! Lakeville Area Public Schools is collecting school supplies and other donations for families in need all summer long for Ready, Set, Achieve! —And we need your help. The Ready, Set, Achieve! … Continue reading →
Lakeville sixth graders will be better prepared to cook safely, thanks to training from the Lakeville Fire Department. The Lakeville Fire Department recently spent a few days training sixth graders at all three middle schools on how to prevent fires in the kitchen and safely extinguish one, should it start. The idea got started last … Continue reading →
A Lakeville robotics team known as the Glitter Girls recently earned recognition at an international invitational tournament. The Glitter Girls took second place for Gracious Professionalism in Core Values for their work at the Razorback Invitational tournament. Held May 18-22 at the University of Arkansas, the Glitter Girls were one of 72 teams competing from … Continue reading →
Lakeville High School is seeking candidates to be honored during halftime at the homecoming football game each year as Distinguished Alumni. Nominations may be made by completing the Distinguished Alumni Nomination form. Nominations will be judged on the following criteria: The candidate must have contributed to society in an exemplary manner. The candidate must have achieved … Continue reading →
The City of Elko New Market was recently ranked one of the top communities in the country for offering both affordable housing and top-rated schools, according to research by HomeUnion, an online real estate investment management firm. The 55020 zip code within the southern Twin Cities suburb ranked 14thin the nation for its median home … Continue reading →
Two Lakeville elementary schools are being honored by organizations for their work building student leaders and positive cultures within their buildings. Lakeview Elementary was presented with the Pacer Bullying Prevention Center’s Unity Award called “Faces of Change” for its Kindness Council on May 25, 2016. Orchard Lake Elementary School was one of nine schools recognized … Continue reading →
Lakevile Area Public Schools’ dedicated staff members work day in and day out to help students. On May 25, the district took time to thank them for their hard work and commitment to students’ academic success. The district recognized 190 staff members, 29 retirees and seven Friends of Education at the event. Those honored included … 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.