Eastview High School
is a comprehensive and college preparatory public high school located in Apple Valley, Minnesota
As of the census of 2000, there were 45,527 people, 16,344 households, and 12,405 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,625.5 people per square mile . There were 16,536 housing units at an average density of 953.6 per square mile...
, USA. Established in 1997, Eastview is the newest of the four high schools serving Independent School District 196
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ranked the school in their "List of the Top High Schools in America" for the sixth consecutive time (2000, 2002, 2004, and 2006, 2007, 2008). Eastview has also been recognized by US News & World Report
as one of America's Best High Schools. Prior to the 2010-2011 school year, Eastview was a member of the Lake Conference, but then broke off with most of the Lake Conference schools in order to create the South Suburban Conference
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Students come from these three different public middle schools.
- Falcon Ridge Middle school- 60%
- Scott Highlands Middle School
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- Black Hawk Middle School- 10%
Eastview High School, District 196's fourth comprehensive high school, opened in September 1997.
Location and facilities
Eastview High School is located in Apple Valley, adjacent to 200 acre (0.809372 km²) of playing fields and recreational facilities. The 330000 square feet (30,658 m²) facility is built to house 2,000 students in grades 9-12. Eastview High School's students have achieved high honors in academics, athletics, and the arts. Eastview was identified as a ten star school (highest rating) by the Minnesota Department of Education.
Eastview's team name is the Lightning and their mascot is Zapp, an anthropomorphic lightning bolt. They have won a total of 9 state championships since the school opened: five in Dance (four in High Kick, and one in Jazz/Funk), one in Softball, and three in Track & Field (one boys' and two girls'). They join forces with other district schools to form the Dakota Hawks, one of the nation's best disabled athletic teams. The Hawks have won 16 state championships since Eastview joined the team when the school opened in 1997.
- Dottie Cannon
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, class of 2001. Miss Minnesota USA
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, class of 2004. Actor on The Chicago Code.
- Rhys Lloyd
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, class of 2001. Kicker for the New York Giants
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