Apple Valley

APPLE VALLEY Contract for deed Homes

Apple Valley is a city in northwestern Dakota County in the State of Minnesota, and a suburb of the Twin Cities

located south of the Mississippi River.

 Apple Valley is home to the Minnesota Zoo, a nationally recognized zoological garden that houses hundreds of animals from several distinct climatological zones. 


 Apple Valley High School built in the 1970s.

There are six elementary, three middle and three high schools in the city, all operated by Independent School District 196. In addition to the two comprehensive high schools, Apple Valley is home to a magnet school open to 11th and 12th graders, the School of Environmental Studies. In fall 2007, Independent School District 196 opened three elementary-level magnet schools: Cedar Park Elementary, which will become a Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) magnet; Diamond Path Elementary, which will have an International Studies theme, and Glacier Hills Elementary, with an Arts and Science theme.Some students attend public schools in other school districts chosen by their families under Minnesota’s open enrollment statute.

Contract for deed Apple Valley, MN