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Middle and high school enrollment is open Sept. 25 to Oct. 31, 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.

MPS Bradley Tech GraduateTo 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 12:00 P.M. The fair will use the Booth Central platform, and advance registration is recommended. Register at

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.


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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 percent of 2019-20 budget dollars go directly to classrooms;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86.2 million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state and nation's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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