District 196 is facing an important decision on facilities that has implications for every school in the district
The 2023-24 academic calendar approved by the District 196 School Board Nov. 14 is very similar to this year's calendar, with students at all levels starting before Labor Day.
World War II veteran Al Yeager received a standing ovation from students, staff and guests at Apple Valley High Schools' Veterans Day Assembly Friday, November 11.
The Rosemount High School girls’ soccer team defeated Edina 1-0 to win the Class AAA state championship early Friday morning, Nov. 4, at US Bank Stadium
All District 196 stakeholders are invited to attend one of three meetings Nov. 15, 16 and 17 to get information about facilities, equipment and space needs in District 196, and provide feedback on possible improvements being considered to meet those needs in the state’s fourth largest school district.
District 196 students once again scored higher than the state and national averages on the ACT college admissions test in 2022, according to results released by ACT in October.
Enrollment in District 196 schools remains stable again this year, but has not grown the past three years as it was projected to do prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Director of Finance and Operations Mark Stotts told the School Board at its Oct. 10 meeting.
All District 196 school buses will be equipped with stop-arm cameras thanks in part to a $290,000 grant from the Minnesota Department of Public Safety Office of Traffic Safety (DPS-OTS) announced Sept. 26.
Independent School District 196 spent less per pupil on general fund operating expenditures in fiscal year 2021 than the averages for school districts statewide, in the metro area, and Minnesota’s 10-largest districts.
The District 196 School Board, at its Sept. 26 regular meeting, approved a proposed 2022 (payable 2023) property tax levy at the maximum amount allowed by the state. The proposed levy is $132,640,542, an increase of $7,874,520 or 6.3% compared to the levy for payable 2022 property taxes.