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Enroll now! Kindergarten enrollment for Fall 2024 ends Monday, March 4

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MPS kindergarten enrollment for Fall 2024 ends Monday, March 4, 2024. Select a school for your child and fill out your application now for the best chance of getting your top school choice. Some schools fill up quickly!

MPS is proud to have Chromebooks for all students to maximize learning. Caring, licensed teachers help make our school environments warm and welcoming. School staff are eager to support children on their academic journey with art, music, physical education, college and career preparation, and more.

The district is home to nearly 160 schools and has a program for every student including Head Start, half- and full-day kindergarten, neighborhood schools, specialty schools, Montessori, language immersion, bilingual schools, special education, Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and more. Families can choose from schools across the district, including their neighborhood school or other schools around the city.

Families with children entering kindergarten should select their top school choices and complete their enrollment by March 4, 2024.

Are you looking to enroll a child in grades 1 through 12? Enrollment is now open! Make sure your child has a seat for fall. High school enrollment was held in October and many seats are filled, but families can still enroll children through August 1, 2024. Remaining seats will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis, so don’t delay!

How to Enroll
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Enroll in person Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at MPS Central Services, 5225 W. Vliet St., Milwaukee, 53208.

Make sure your child is enrolled and will be ready to start kindergarten in fall. Enroll today!

Wisconsin law requires that children complete 5-year-old kindergarten before starting first grade.


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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:

  • Ninety-four percent of 2022-23 budget dollars go to support schools;
  • The MPS Class of 2023 earned $121 million in scholarships and grants; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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