School Details

Southview Elementary School

1025 Whitney Dr, Apple Valley, MN 55124
(952) 431-8370
7

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 654 students 16 students/teacher (MN avg is 16)

Test Scores by grade

79%
76%
72%
62%
64%
57%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

78%
77%
71%
62%
63%
54%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

62%
69%
60%
70%
74%
64%
64%
66%
60%

Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III)

In 2011-2012 Minnesota used the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment-III (MCA-III) to test in math in grades 3 through 8, and in science for grades 5 and 8, and once in high school. The MCA-III is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Minnesota. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Rosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District average
  • Minnesota state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Southview Elementary School is a public elementary school in Apple Valley. The principal of Southview Elementary School is Rhonda Smith. 654 students go to Southview Elementary School and identify primarily as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 20% of the 654 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Southview Elementary School is 16:1. Westview Elementary School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Gymnastics
  • Martial arts self defense
  • P.E. classes
  • Rock climbing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 8% 7%
White, non-Hispanic 73% 73%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5% 8%
Asian 5% %
Multiracial 3% 3%
Black, non-Hispanic 10% 9%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.5% 0%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 20% 20%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    I cannot say enough good things about this school. We have two children who have attended it for the past 5 years and have been very pleased with the caring teachers and the many activities offered. Thanks to Rhonda Smith's amazing leadership there is a real sense of community in the school. I feel so fortunate that our children attended this school. By the way both of our children are in the Gifted and Talented program and have really found this program enjoyable as well.

  • (6 years ago)

    GO SOUTHVIEW STAFF! MY family and I moved here from 200+ miles away and felt very unwelcomed from another nearby school. When we toured Southview I can't tell you how much my family loved it including our daughter. At least 5 teachers stopped to introduced themselves my daughter and I realizing we were on a tour. I would reccomend Southview to anyone! Kudos to Rhonda Smith. You have a great school and a great staff to accompany it.

  • (7 years ago)

    Principal Rhonda Smith has this school running like a well oiled machine - great test scores show it. There is literally no child that is left behind. From students with disabilities to gifted and talented the staff here really cares. The PTO is very active and involved by the parents and school staff which allows it to be a great asset of the school in many ways. I would highly recommend this Elementary School.

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Overall score

(based on 4 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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