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Transition Plus offers programming for young adults ages 18-21 with special needs, who require assistance and support while pursuing transition goals and objectives. It is a community-based program emphasizing employment and independent living skills and is provided by Independent School District 196.


Our mission is to educate learners to reach their full potential in developing daily life skills.


We envision an educational environment in which staff members: · Acknowledge the achievements of all learners to be a collaborative responsibility.· Unite to achieve a common purpose and clear goal. · Model and teach the life skills and social progress of all learners. · Work together in collaborative teams. · Celebrate and honor diversity.· Encourage students to be responsible and productive members of our community· Engage family involvement in the learning and transition process. · Include the community in the learning process. · Create a safe, productive and positive learning environment.

Calendar and Transportation

2019-2020 - First Day of School August 7th, 2019

2019-2020 - Last Day of School June 4th, 2020

Submit requests by noon on Tuesdays for following week

Free and Reduced School Meals Online Application

Your student may qualify for free or reduced-priced meals. We encourage you to apply online. The process is SAFE, SECURE AND PRIVATE. Follow the easy-to-use, step-by-step screens to enter household information to submit your application( a new application is needed each year).

News & Announcements

The Here Comes The Bus app is available to download free on the Google Play Store for Android and App Store for iPhone.

Please call our office number, 952-431-8730, to receive your student's ID and lunch account number which is required to set up an account.

  • Log into the app with your email address and use the District 196 ID: 73500
  • Add your student’s name and student lunch account number.
  • Once login is complete, set up a virtual radius that will alert when the bus is in the area.

Learn more about Here Comes the Bus: Here Comes the Bus App - Video

Transition Plus

5840 149th St. W. Apple Valley, MN 55124 Phone: 952-431-8730 / Fax: 952-431-8733

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