Public Schools in Dakota County, Minnesota

There are 148 Public Schools in Dakota County, Minnesota, serving a population of 414,655 people in an area of 563 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 2,801 people, and 1 Public School per 3 square miles.

In Minnesota, Dakota County is ranked 84th of 87 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 4th of 87 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Dakota County Public Schools

Find Dakota County, Minnesota public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


917 Dash 1300 145th Street Rosemount, MN

917 Intra-Dakota Educational Alt 2140 Diffley Road Eagan, MN

917 Intra-Dakota Educational Alternative School 6950 146th Street West Apple Valley, MN

917 Sun 1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN

917 Sun School 1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN

917 Transitional Education Serv Alternative School 1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN

Abe Diploma Program 4679 144th Street West Apple Valley, MN

Academic Arts High School 60 Marie Avenue East West Saint Paul, MN

Akin Road Elementary 5231 195th Street West Farmington, MN

Anthony Louis Center 1517 Highway 13 East Burnsville, MN

Apple Valley Senior High 14450 Hayes Road Apple Valley, MN

Atheneum Elementary 5899 Babcock Trail Inver Grove Heights, MN

Atheneum Elementary School 5899 Babcock Trail Inver Grove Heights, MN

Athlos Preparatory Academy 5975 Blackberry Trail East Inver Grove Heights, MN

Bes Transition Program 501 Highway 13 East Burnsville, MN

Black Hawk Middle 1540 Deerwood Drive Eagan, MN

Bluesky Charter School 33 Wentworth Avenue East West Saint Paul, MN

Branch Out Transitional Services 150 Marie Avenue East St. Paul, MN

Burnsville Alternative High School 2140 Diffley Road Eagan, MN

Burnsville Area Learning Center 2140 Diffley Road Eagan, MN

Burnsville Senior High 600 Highway 13 East Burnsville, MN

Cedar Park Elementary 7500 Whitney Drive Apple Valley, MN

Century Middle School 18610 Ipava Avenue Lakeville, MN

Cherry View Elementary 8600 175th Street West Lakeville, MN

Christa Mcauliffe Elementary 1601 12th Street West Hastings, MN

Cooperative Area Learning Prg. 5840 149th Street West Apple Valley, MN

Cooperative Area Learning Program School 13754 Frontier Court Burnsville, MN

Dakota County Area Learning Center School 1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN

Dakota Cty. Alc 1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN

Dakota Hills Middle 4183 Braddock Trail Eagan, MN

Dakota Prairie Area Learning Center 20655 Flagstaff Avenue Farmington, MN

Dakota Ridge School 4629 144th Street West Apple Valley, MN

Dakota Valley Learning Center 4679 144th Street West Apple Valley, MN

Deaf/Hard Of Hearing 613 East 130th Street Burnsville, MN

Deerwood Elementary 1480 Deerwood Drive Eagan, MN

Diamond Path Elementary 14455 Diamond Path West Apple Valley, MN

Eagan Senior High 4185 Braddock Trail Eagan, MN

Early Childhood Special Ed Program 104 5th Avenue South South Saint Paul, MN

Early Education Program & Services 202 Burnsville Parkway Burnsville, MN

Early Education School 202 West Burnsville Parkway Burnsville, MN

Eastview Elementary 18060 Ipava Avenue Lakeville, MN

Eastview Senior High 6200 140th Street West Apple Valley, MN

Echo Park Elementary 14100 County Road 11 Burnsville, MN

Edop DCals Extended Day School 1300 145th Street East Rosemount, MN

Edward Neill Elementary 13409 Upton Avenue South Burnsville, MN

Falcon Ridge Middle 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Road Apple Valley, MN

Farmington Elementary 500 Maple Street Farmington, MN

Friendly Hills Middle 701 Mendota Heights Road Mendota Heights, MN

Garlough Elementary School 1740 Charlton Street West Saint Paul, MN

Garlough Environmental Magnet 1740 Charlton Street West Saint Paul, MN

About Dakota County Public Schools

Dakota County Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Dakota County, MN. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including Minnesota, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Dakota County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Dakota County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Dakota County Public School Statistics

Find Dakota County Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Dakota County Public School Enrollment
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment4,287 (58.9%)61,164 (64.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment5,161 (88.9%)63,077 (88.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)19,174 (89.6%)253,970 (89.1%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)21,862 (90.8%)259,736 (89.8%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)22,889 (91.5%)268,982 (91.8%)
Dakota County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Dakota CountyMinnesota
Less than 9th Grade Education5,663 (2.0%)109,242 (2.9%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)8,785 (3.1%)153,159 (4.1%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)58,074 (20.6%)930,058 (24.9%)