High School Enrollment
High School Enrollment will run from Saturday, September 23rd through October 31th, 2023.
Milwaukee 8th graders—it’s time to choose a high school for next fall! MPS High School Enrollment opens September 23, 2023. Attend the High School Enrollment Fair to learn about program offerings and apply to any MPS school that fits your interests and goals!
Apply to MPS high schools by October 31, 2023 for the best opportunity to be admitted to the school of your choice.
Each year, High School Enrollment will run from Saturday, September 23, 2023 through October 31, 2023. Students who are enrolled during this period have a better chance of being placed in their first-choice school.
Enrollment reopens in February for students who missed High School Enrollment and remains open until August 1. Seats are then filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Each year, MPS opens Kindergarten Enrollment in early February. Kindergarten Enrollment remains open for several weeks. Children who are enrolled during this period have a better chance of being placed in their first-choice school.
Kindergarten Enrollment Window for Fall 2024: February 3, 2024 to March 3, 2024.
To apply for Kindergarten enrollment, please complete the following steps:
- Visit the MPS Online Registration webpage.
- Choose a language (English or Spanish).
- Select "Start New Application".
- Complete the initial registration form at the end of the webpage. For "Registration Type", select "24-25 Kindergarten".
After the kindergarten enrollment window deadline: Enrollment will remain closed for about four weeks while school assignments are being made. Kindergarten enrollment will reopen April 10, 2024 through August 1, 2024. If you miss the kindergarten enrollment window, you will be able to enroll your child, but some schools may be filled. During this time, seats are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.