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Special Education Review

Results of the special education review are now available.

Office of Black Male Student Achievement

We have established the Office of Black Male Student Achievement, a new department dedicated to accelerating academic strategies and narrowing the achievement gap.

Weather-related school closing information

Learn more about the decision to close schools due to extreme weather.

Strategic Plan: Imagine MPS in 2020

MPS is working on an updated Strategic Plan, a document that will articulate our goals and priorities from 2014 to 2020. The plan will create a clear framework for efforts to accelerate student achievement and eliminate the gaps in educational outcomes between MPS student groups.

Short-Term Strategies

As part of MPS’ shift to transform the educational experience for students, a number of schools will receive additional midyear supports and resources. These are designed to accelerate student achievement and kick start student growth in the second half of the school year.

Behavior Standards Policy

The new Behavior Standards Policy will positively impact all students—those who are struggling and those who are not. Training and resources for our instructional staff members will support more effective learning environments across the board, enhance classroom management practices and also help to redirect behaviors positively.

Five-Year Enrollment Plan

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) has proposed a five-year plan to strengthen schools through enrollment strategies.

Equity and Diversity Policy 1304

The Minneapolis Board of Education on Oct. 8 approved a new equity and diversity policy for MPS.

Report on Academic Progress

We are committed to our academic transformation efforts. The Shift campaign brings urgency to increase outcomes for students and improve district operations to support schools. One strategy is to improve instruction in core subjects by fully implementing Focused Instruction. Together with the expansion of successful targeted interventions, we can change the performance trajectory for many of our students.

Q Comp

Quality Compensation, or Q Comp, is an exciting opportunity for MPS to take advantage of $9.17 million in state and local funding this year. Its purpose is to support teachers as they work to advance outcomes for students.

MPS Levy

A levy helps fund important educational programs and services that are not fully funded by the state.

Student Survey

Learn more about the 2012-13 student surveys and the changes that will be made in 2013-14.

Reports and Data

View information on enrollment, demographics, where students live, graduation rates, and more.

FY15 Budget

At Minneapolis Public Schools, we are committed to building a system of sustainable financial management that includes a budget process that is disciplined, predictable and transparent. We will report regularly to the public and we will listen to our families, staff and community. 

2013 MCA results

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) made incremental growth in some areas on the 2013 Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments (MCA), such as district-wide math scores and narrowing proficiency gaps between MPS and state scores.

Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMR)

MMR is the new accountability reporting system under the Minnesota Elementary and Secondary Education Act Waiver, also known as the No Child Left Behind Waiver. It consists of four equally weighted measures to determine school performance: proficiency; growth, achievement gap reduction and graduation rates (high schools only).

Student Go-To Pass Program

Learn more about the Go-To Pass program for high school students.