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Early Admissions is expanding in 2017!

Early Admissions Extension

 

The Early Admissions enrollment period for students enrolling in grade 6 or 9 in the 2018-19 school year has been extended to midnight on Tuesday, 10-31-17.  MPS Parents should select the online enrollment link through their Parent Portal account. Non-MPS parents can complete the Early Admissions process by selecting the Online Enrollment link on the MPS home page.  For assistance, please contact 475-8159.

 

Early Admissions Application

  • Families with an active MPS Parent Portal account can apply online through Parent Portal.
  • Families without an active MPS Parent Portal account must attend a help session.
  • For students who were not in MPS at 7th grade:
    Students who were not in an MPS school in 7th grade who wish to apply to a Select Criteria high school will need to provide the following information before October 29, 2017 at any help session, testing session or at MPS Central Services, Room 133, Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.:
    • Student’s 7th-grade attendance data (number of days absent and number of days in the school year)
    • Student’s final 7th-grade report card
    • Student’s 7th-grade standardized test results (WI Forward Exam individual student report if available; STAR, MAP or ITBS individual student may also be used)
  • Application help and testing sessions will take place throughout the city to assist families in completing their applications.

This fall, Milwaukee Public Schools is inviting all 5th-grade students in traditional K–5 schools to select their middle school during Early Admissions.

The students will make their selections at the same time as 8th-grade families in K–8 and middle schools who will choose their high school during Early Admissions.

Early Admissions is now open, continuing through October 29, 2017.

hamilton high schoolApply in three steps:

  1. Find the schools that are right for you!
  2. Apply September 30 through October 29, 2017!
    • Families can choose up to five schools, ranked in order of preference. Students will be enrolled in the highest-ranked school to which they are accepted. We encourage families to make five selections to better ensure a school enrollment for fall.
    • morse middle schoolFamilies with an active MPS Parent Portal account can apply online through Parent Portal.
    • Application help and testing sessions will take place throughout the city to assist families in completing their applications. Families without an active MPS Parent Portal account must attend a help session. Paper applications will be available upon request.
    • Students applying to Rufus King, Golda Meir, Milwaukee High School of the Arts (MHSA), Reagan or Riverside must attend one test session. The test will be valid at all five schools. Meir students must also submit letters of recommendation. MHSA students must audition. For details about the criteria used, see the Select Criteria page.
    • Application help and testing sessions are listed on open house calendar available online or as a flyer
  3. high school gradsYou’ll receive your school enrollment by early December!
    • As noted above, students will be enrolled in the highest-ranked school to which they are accepted.
    • If you do not choose a school during Early Admissions, we will make a school placement based on your student’s current program or neighborhood school.


 

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