Lakeville Area Public Schools (Independent School District No. 194) is an award-winning school system located in the south metropolitan area of Minneapolis/St. Paul Minnesota. The district serves approximately 11,000 students in Dakota and Scott counties, 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), LinK12 Lakeville- an online school, plus 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.
Our vision: We strive to achieve world-class, personalized learning ensuring success for every student.
Our tagline: Transforming learning.
While we are very proud of these achievement levels, we fully recognize and embrace the fact that there continues to be room for growth. We continue to focus on raising achievement of all students during each academic year.