At A Glance

Lakeville Area Public Schools is an award-winning school district in the southern Twin Cities Metropolitan Area.

Lakeville Area Public Schools at a glance

About Lakeville Area Public Schools

Lakeville Area Public Schools is an award-winning school district in the southern Twin Cities Metropolitan Area. The district serves approximately 10,800 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.

Our mission and vision

Lakeville Area Public Schools is a partnership of students, families, staff and community committed to excellence.

Our vision is world-class, personalized learning ensuring success for every student.

Our tagline is transforming learning.

Our core values are:

  • Student-centered
  • Focus on the future
  • Organizational and personal learning
  • Valuing all stakeholders
  • Agility and adaptability
  • Management by fact
  • Focus on results
  • Creating value
  • Societal responsibility
  • Systems perspective

Our schools

Lakeville Area Public Schools consistently demonstrate high levels of proficiency in Reading and Math accountability. Student performance outpaces the state averages and is competitive with other high-achieving metropolitan districts.

Lakeville Area Public Schools includes:

  • Two high schools (grades 9-12)
  • Three middle schools (grades 6-8)
  • Eight elementary schools (K-5)
  • Area Learning Center (grades 6-12)
  • LinK12 Lakeville, a free, comprehensive statewide online school through which students can earn a Lakeville diploma. (K-12)
  • Two Community Education facilities
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