Friday, September 24, 2021
With more than 30 high school options and a number of middle school choices in the district, MPS has an ideal learning situation for every student’s needs and future career goals. Options abound including technology, engineering, arts, music, college prep, skilled trades, manufacturing, culinary arts, and more. Students in grades 5 and 8 should explore schools now and make their choices for this important transition.
To find a high school or middle school that best fits your needs, visit How to Select a School on the district website and select by location or program. To find open houses for middle and high schools, visit the Virtual Early Admissions page. Early enrollment is your best opportunity for a chance at your first-choice school—some schools fill up quickly!
To assist families and students in selecting a school, MPS will host a Virtual Enrollment Fair on Saturday, October 2, 2021, from 9:00 A.M.to 12:00 P.M. The fair will use the Booth Central platform, and advance registration is recommended. Register at https://my.boothcentral.com/v/events/milwaukee-public-schools-early-admissions-event
For enrollment, visit the How to Apply for Early Admissions page. Current MPS students will apply through the online Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Families new to MPS will follow an admission process that includes a student essay, 7th grade report card, 7th grade attendance record, and standardized test scores.
For more information, please call the Department of Student Services at 414-475-8159.