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College Readiness

Getting your child ready for college begins even before kindergarten. Making sure your child is on track in their learning from an early age will help them succeed in school, college and career. Below are parent resources to help your child succeed in their learning. 

Getting Ready for Kindergarten begins well before your child enters school and continues during the first year; MPS provides a family guide on how you can help your child get ready for kindergarten.

Transitioning to High School is an important time for students as the expectations in high school are quite different than in middle school, but there are many things that families and their children  can do to ease the transition into high school.

High School Courses provides a list of the different course options and learning expectatoins offered at MPS high schools.

EXPLORE and PLAN tests are administered each fall to 8th and 10th grade students.

Graduation Requirements provides information on the courses and tests a student must complete in order to graduate from high school.

4-Year Course Planner (pdf) provides an example of a typical four-year schedule for high school students.

Success After High School provides student tips on how they can start planning for college and career early in high school.

Planning for a Career & College provides resources for students on college and career planning.

Career & College Centers provide all MPS students with the information, personal support and connections they need to create a solid plan for careers or college.