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 →
An after school program is helping Oak Hills Elementary students improve academic skills such as reading and math while building community. R.I.S.E. stands for Raising Individual Student Excellence and is intended to provide help with reading and math to help students who need it. School administrators are crediting the program with building a sense of … Continue reading →
With 20 personal records and 17 All-Time Top 10 performances, the Lakeville South High School Cougars were able to edge Mounds View out by 6.5 points to reclaim the title of “best girls track & field team” in the state. “The Cougars edged out Mounds View by 6.5 points to reclaim the title of … Continue reading →
Spring cleaning? Donate that band instrument your family no longer uses. Lakeville Area Public Schools is seeking donation of gently used musical instruments. 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 … Continue reading →
Sometimes, all it takes is a little encouragement and help to make big moves and reach big goals. Orchard Lake Elementary School students recently got a big boost of encouragement when they were rewarded with a visit by Crunch, the Timberwolves’ mascot, for exceeding reading goals. Crunch showed off a few moves of … Continue reading →
Free summer meals for children age 1-18 will be offered at a variety of locations in the Burnsville school district. Meals are provided to all children, age 1-18, free of charge. Free meals must be consumed on site. Children do not have to be from the ISD 191 school district. Funding for the summer feeding program is provided by the USDA. Summer breakfast … Continue reading →
Thirty-one Lakeville South High School students recently participated in the annual A Vous la Parole French speaking contest held in Coffman Memorial Union at the University of Minnesota. Sponsored annually by the Minnesota Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of French, with the support of the University of Minnesota Department of French and … Continue reading →
Lakeville Area Public School district taxpayers will see a reduction in the district’s debt service portion of property taxes starting in 2017. On April 12, the Board of Education awarded the sale of refunding bonds that will substantially reduce Lakeville Area School District’s debt service portion of the Property Taxes beginning in 2017. The … Continue reading →
Lakeville South High School students rolled up their sleeves for a cause, giving up a Friday afternoon and evening to feed people who are hungry. For 10 hours on May 6, the Lakeville South gymnasium became a mobile packing station for Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization that uses volunteer help to feed … Continue reading →
The third grade Ignite! class at Oak Hills Elementary recently earned top honors nationally in the Continental Math League competition. Continental Math League is a national problem solving competition involving nearly 400 schools across the country. The Oak Hills team received a perfect score for the three meets. Only 24 schools in the nation … 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.