Principal’s Message

jbraun Welcome to Lakeville South High School, the home of the Cougars!

Lakeville South High School is a comprehensive, college preparatory four-year high school with an enrollment of approximately 1850 students. Our curriculum includes extensive Advanced Placement opportunities. We offer core curriculum honors courses in English, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science and World Languages. In addition, we offer a full range of AVID, STEM and Special Education courses. We are proud to be recognized by Newsweek, Niche, and US News & World as a top high school in preparing students for college and careers.

Lakeville South High School students excel in the classroom and in co-curricular activities. We offer a wide range of over 70 co-curricular opportunities for our students. Cougar students participate and experience success in activities, athletics, clubs, fine arts, intramurals, and adaptive sports. Our students receive recognition annually at the conference, region, state, and national levels. Our hard working and talented students and their accomplishments continually amaze us.

Lakeville South High School faculty are committed to providing an environment where our students can succeed emotionally, intellectually, and socially in high school and beyond. Over 80% of Cougar staff hold masters or doctorate degrees. 70% have 10 or more years of professional experience. All faculty members are engaged in focused Professional Learning Communities. Cougar faculty work in collaborative teams examining student performance and professional practice on a continuous basis.

I am honored to serve as principal of Lakeville South High School. I am committed to helping all Cougar students in a way that prepares them for their future academically, emotionally, and socially. Please contact me whenever you have questions about LSHS or ideas you would like to share with me. I can be reached at 952.232.3301 or by email at

Go Cougars!

John W. Braun, Ed.D.

LSHS Principal  

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