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Explore the Budget

Before attending a community budget dialogue, learn more about Minneapolis Public Schools' budget and our initial budget recommendations. 

Helping our Students Through Tragedy

Many students will have questions about the recent tragedy in Parkland, Florida. It's normal to feel anxious and concerned after high-profile public tragedies, especially in this time of fast-paced, unvetted information. Minneapolis Public Schools does everything it can to keep our schools safe and secure. 

Last Day of School Changed

The Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Board of Education voted on January 9 to make the last day of school for students Friday, June 8, 2018. This change only impacts student attendance.

2017-18 and 2018-2019 Budget

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

Community Partnership Schools

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


Capital Plan Community Advisory Group

Minneapolis Public Schools has convened a diverse group of individuals to advise operations staff on the upcoming MPS capital projects. The work of this group will focus on the development of the FY19 Capital Plan recommendations.


Learn about volunteer opportunities in the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Facilities Use

Learn more about reserving space in the schools.

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Statement on March 14 incident near Southwest High School

State law limits the information that can be shared regarding Minnesota students, so Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) is prohibited from sharing details of the brief fight that occurred on March 14 across the street and off school property. MPS does not condone fighting or disrespectful behavior. When it happens, we follow the same behavior and safety guidelines for all students involved. (Click to read the full statement.)

Tentative contract agreement announced by Minneapolis Public Schools and Minneapolis Federation of Teachers

A tentative 2017-19 contract agreement has been reached between Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) negotiations teams. MFT represents the district’s approximately 3,500 teachers. Details of the tentative agreement will be shared publicly if and when the MFT membership ratifies the contract on March 30.

MPS Safety, Security and Student Walkouts

Across the nation and here in Minneapolis, students have been especially active in speaking out on the issue of school safety, and have organized a number of activities in response to the shooting. I am encouraged that MPS students who have chosen to participate in these activities, which have included walk-outs, have done so peacefully. (Read more...)

Minneapolis Public Schools, including district offices, closed on Monday, March 5

Minneapolis Public Schools will be closed on Monday, March 5, due to forecasted weather conditions. The National Weather Service is forecasting heavy snowfall rates and accumulation of 6-8 inches, with the heaviest period being from noon–6 p.m. and likely to significantly impact commutes.