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Summer Session 2017 Student Survey

Share your thoughts about Summer Session 2017.


Citywide student government

CityWide Student Government is known for its dynamic student leaders who represent their schools and the school district.


H.Y.P.E. Council

HYPE stands for Helping Youth Promote Empowerment. 

Behavior Standards Policy

We want to create a culture where every student has the opportunity to thrive.


Welcome back to school everyone!

Listen to what Superintendent Ed Graff has to say about how we'll be helping every student learn in every classroom by focusing on reading, student suppports and social emotional learning.

Getting ready for school!

Classes begin on Monday, Aug. 28 for grades 1–12 and Wednesday, Aug. 30 for Kindergarten, Pre-Kindergarten, ECSE, ECFE, High Five and Southwest’s grades 10–12. Get all your back-to-school information here.

Immunizations needed for school

Find out what immunizations (shots) your student needs to start school and what clinics offer these shots.

MPS implements new elementary literacy curriculum

MPS is implementing its new Pre-K–5 standards-based literacy curricula starting August 2017. Literacy materials are culturally relevant and focused on the “Big Five” of literacy acquisition: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary and text comprehension.

MPS Guidebook

Learn more about our schools by viewing the guidebook above, or click here for a printable version.

Community Partnership Schools

Learn more about how we are granting additional autonomy to schools.

2017-18 Budget

At Minneapolis Public Schools, we are committed to using our resources in a way that’s best for our students.


ABE/T+ Building

MPS is committed to the development and construction of an Adult Basic Education (ABE) and Transitions Plus (T+) building.


Learn about volunteer opportunities in the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Facilities Use

Learn more about reserving space in the schools.

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MPS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month
Hispanic Heritage Month continues through Oct. 15. We are proud to celebrate the history, culture, and contribution of our Hispanic community.
Statement from Minneapolis Public Schools on the anniversary of 9/11

Today, as we remember the tragedy of September 11, 2001, we honor the courageous heroes and everyday people who lost their lives 16  years ago. We recognize the selflessness and compassion of first responders and the many brave men and women who have since fought terror at home and abroad. On 9/11, they showed the unbreakable strength of our nation’s character — and as educators, those are the values we seek to pass on to our students every day.

Fun for all and all for fun!

The sixth annual Farm to School Community BBQ on Tuesday, Sept. 12, from 4:30–7 p.m. promises family fun with good (FREE!) food from local farms. This annual community event  highlights Minneapolis Public Schools’s (MPS’s) commitment to supporting small-to-mid-size farmers, serving fresh and locally grown food in our schools and educating our students and families about the importance of sustainable food, agriculture and nutrition. Meet the farmers who grow our district’s food and the chefs who inspire our recipes. 

Statement from Superintendent Graff on today’s announcement on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
Superintendent Ed Graff released a statement regarding today’s decision on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals:
"Today I know that many MPS employees, students and families are experiencing fear, uncertainty, anger and disappointment. Please know you continue to have the support of MPS as the implications of today’s announcement unfold. Please know you can come to work or school tomorrow and receive the same support and educational services that you did before this decision was announced. We continue to believe the words of our Board of Education, which stated in January that the role of a school district is not to ask about the citizenship or immigration status of any of its students or families. Our role is to educate students and we can only do that if our students and employees feel safe..." Read more.