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School starts Tuesday, September 5

Smiling studentsBe in school on Day One! All MPS schools will be open on Tuesday, September 5 to kick off the new school year. MPS high schools, middle schools, and some elementary schools have been in session since August 14. Those schools follow the Early Start Calendar that is designed to help students achieve. A complete list of schools following the Early Start Calendar can be found at

Most elementary schools are on the traditional calendar and start on Tuesday. Parents are asked to ensure that all students are in school on the first day and every day. Click to view a copy of the 2017-18 Traditional Calendar.

There’s still time to enroll! Enroll at, at any MPS school, or at MPS Central Services, 5225 W. Vliet Street. For more information, call 414-475-8159.

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About Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results:

  • More MPS students are taking college-level Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86+ million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to seven of the state and nation’s top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post.

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