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Apply today for Educational Benefits Program

Formerly known as the Free and Reduced-Price Meals Program, applications are more than just for meals but also provide your school with critical funding. 

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COVID-19 questions or concerns?

Contact Nurse Sarah at 952-431-8392 or send her an email. Visit the district's COVID-19 Dashboard for more information. 

COVID Dashboard


Technology Help for Families

District 196 provides technology help for students and families. Click the link below to submit a Technology Help Request Form and someone will contact you to troubleshoot the issues. The Tech Help Request Form can be translated into Spanish and Somali. 

Tech Help Form

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Creating 21st Century Learners

Students will build a strong academic foundation, develop leadership qualities, and strengthen their skills and mindsets for successful lifelong learning.

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A School of Leadership, Engineering & Technology

Through the use of our Design Process students learn to wonder, explore, create, and lead every day!


Give Kids a Smile

Free dental care for underserved children through Give Kids a Smile.Call the United Way 2-1-1 (just dial 2-1-1, interpreters are available if needed) or visit to find a clinic near you! Remember, this is a FREE service to any and all Minnesota kids in need! Help us spread the word! Thanks to Coach Lindsay Whalen for supporting Give Kids a Smile! #MNGKAS22 #givekidsasmilemn #freedentalcareforkids


Falcon Ridge Middle School, 12900 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124