Apple Valley is located 20 minutes
from downtown Minneapolis or St. Paul and 15 minutes from the Minneapolis/St.
Paul airport. Cedar Avenue runs through the heart of Apple Valley, linking with
Interstate 35E and Interstate 494.
Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo, ranked among the nation's best
year-round zoos. The zoo hosts over 2,700 creatures living in natural habitat
exhibits. The Zoo features Discovery Bay, with a 500,000 gallon dolphin pool
and 200,000 gallon shark tank.
The Twin Cities area offers several professional team sports, music, dance
and theater companies, museums, and cultural activities. In addition, the Metro
area is home to an abundance of parks, trails and sporting activities. For
those who prefer to shop, there are numerous shopping centers, including the
nation's largest fully-enclosed retail center, the Mall of America.
For more information about Apple Valley and the surrounding area, please visit
District 196 is one of Minnesota's largest and fastest growing
suburban school districts, covering 110 square miles in northern Dakota County,
Minnesota, fifteen miles south of the Twin Cities or Minneapolis and St. Paul.
In a community of more than 100,000, nearly 28,000 students are served in 18
elementary schools, six middle schools, and four high schools, the School of
Environmental Studies (an optional high school) and an Alternative Learning
Center. District 196 students and programs have earned frequent academic and
cocurricular recognition at the state and national level; and, six of the district's
schools have been recognized as National Schools of Excellence.
Eastview High School students come from several elementary and
middle schools. To view district school boundary maps or to use a search tool
to determine the schools for a particular address, please visit this district
To visit middle schools or elementary schools within Eastview's
attendance boundaries, please click on the school below: