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 posted significant gains in math performance and maintained a high level of proficiency in reading on the 2013 MCA-II/III accountability assessments. In comparison to the 7 county metropolitan area, Lakeville ranks 5th in overall proficiency and experienced the 8th largest performance gain. Compared to the top 10 MN districts by size, Lakeville ranks FIRST in both math and reading proficiency!
While we are very proud of these achievement levels, we fully recognize and embrace the fact that there continues to be room for growth. Lakeville Area Public Schools will continue to focus on raising the achievement levels of all students.