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Back To School 2020-21

Welcome back, District 191 families! 

This is the hub for important back-to-school information, including important dates and things to remember prior to the start of school. We are excited to welcome back student on the first day of school, but why wait that long? Join us at your school's open house, orientation, or meet-the-teacher event to kick off the new school year!

First Days

  • Tuesday, Sept. 8 (Grades 1-12)
  • Thursday, Sept. 10 (Kindergarten)
  • Tuesday, Sept. 15 (Early Childhood Programs)

Enroll in District 191

Thank you for considering Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191! We are a dynamic and innovative school district, working hard to ensure students are future ready and community strong. 

Learn how to enroll in District 191 

Educational Benefits

District 191 is asking every family to complete an Application for Educational Benefits OR fill out the waiver letting us know that they've chosen not to do so. If your family qualifies, your students can receive free or reduced-price meals and possibly other benefits, including discounts for participation in athletics, band and other activities.

Apply for or waive the application for educational benefits.



Schmitty & Sons is the main bus transportation provider for District 191. Kindergarten and elementary students must live one mile or more from their assigned schools to be eligible for bus transportation. Middle and high school students are transported together and must live 1.5 miles or more from their assigned schools to be eligible for transportation. 

Learn more about district transportation.

Stay Connected

Make sure your information is up-to-date in ParentVUE. If you don't already have one, create a ParentVUE account to check daily attendance, view completed grades and more. 

  • Subscribe to the district e-newsletter to receive important updates, news and stories in your inbox. 
  • Sign up to receive text alerts in the case of emergency. Send "Subscribe" to 68453 to receive text messages.
  • Follow isd191 on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Learn how the district communicates information during severe weather events

Recent Back to School Posts

Seven new things in District 191 for 2019-20


Snow won’t stop learning Severe weather will be less disruptive this year, with District 191 implementing a new plan for “Flexible Learning Days.” Under the plan, the first cancellation...

Orientation, Open House will be held Aug. 21 & Aug. 28


Orientation for all Burnsville High School students will be held Wednesday, Aug. 21 from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Students can stop by the school during this time and pick up their...

Fall sports begin Aug. 12, registration open in FeePay


Fall sports begin Monday, Aug. 12. Make sure your student-athlete is ready for the first day of practice by registering online via FeePay and submitting payment. Most high...

2020-21 School Supply Lists


Supply lists for schools in District 191 are available below. This list will be updated as more supply lists are finalized and made available. For questions about a specific supply list,...