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Eastview High School
6200 140th St W, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Eastview High School is one of three Apple Valley High Schools; the school's first year was 1997. About 2,000 studentsMore are enrolled, and it has the opportunity to participate in many extracurricular activities, clubs and sports. About 200 acres of recreational space are next to the school. Eastview was ranked among America's Best High Schools by Newsweek Magazine in 2010, and was the fifth-best high school in Minnesota on that list.
Apple Valley High School
14450 Hayes Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
Apple Valley High School is one of four high schools in Apple Valley, and one of six in District 196. Its 1,800 studentsMore in grades nine through 12 have the opportunity to participate in numerous extracurricular and athletic activities; the school's mascot nickname is the Eagles. About 90 percent of Apple Valley High School students go on to a two- or four-year college, Principal Steve Degenaar said, and score above average on state standardized tests. The school offers the Advancement Via Individual Determination program, which works to advance average students to higher academic levels. Students have achieved many academic and extracurricular accomplishments, Degenaar said, including: ranked as a top-five speech and debate program nationally; has won at least one state athletic championship annually for the past 27 years; ranked first in number of combined athletic and arts state championships; has a top-ranked wrestling program; "EaglEye" broadcast journalism students won a 2010 Midwest Regional Emmy.
Apple Valley Parks and Recreation Teen Center
14255 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124
The Apple Valley Teen Center, near Eastview High School, is managed by the parks and recreation department. It providesMore an environment for students in sixth through the 12th grade to socialize casually. Amenities offered at the center include a large-screen TV, video game systems, foosball and pingpong, sports equipment, food and a skate park. The center also hosts birthday parties and dances as well as sponsors trips.