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MPS Athletics

The Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Athletics Department offers 35 high school programs for students in grades 7-12.

CityWide Student Leadership Board

We are a diverse embodiment of student voice that provides counsel to adult leaders.

Behavior Standards Policy

The 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. Over 1,000 students, families and staff members helped us develop the new MPS Behavior Standards Policy that increases the amount of quality time students spend learning.


Visit Our Schools

School requests are due February 7. Visiting our schools is the best way to get a feel for the school climate and find out if it's the right school for your student. Learn how to visit our schools and 

Update Your School Messenger Preferences

As we head into winter be sure you receive important updates by ensuring your child’s school has your correct contact information. You can also create an account with SchoolMessenger to decide what kinds of messages you want to recieve via email, phone and now text messages. 

Immunizations Needed for School

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



Learn about volunteer opportunities in the Minneapolis Public Schools.

Facilities Use

Learn more about reserving space in schools.

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Guitar Concert and Fundraising Event Wednesday, October 9th

The 3 Strings Band, one of Southwest’s many guitar ensembles, has been selected out of hundreds of applicants to perform the keynote address at the National Association of Music Educators Conference in Orlando, Florida this November. The group, under the direction of guitar educator, Ruth LeMay, will demonstrate innovative inclusive music education. The group must raise $58,000 to take 54 people, including 16 students with special needs, parents, staff and student support to Orlando in the two months. They have raised $39,000 and are working on the final $19,000.

Minneapolis Public Schools’ 8th annual Farm to School Community BBQ celebrates local food

Governor Tim Walz will join the BBQ on Tuesday, which promises to be an evening of good food, local farmers, and free family fun! This annual community event demonstrates Minneapolis Public Schools’ (MPS’s) commitment to supporting small to mid-size farmers, serving fresh and locally-grown food in our lunchrooms, and educating our students and families about the importance of local food, agriculture, wellness, and nutrition. The BBQ will take place in the parking lot of MPS’s Culinary Center, right in front of a large garden transformed into an outdoor farm classroom.


Justice Page Middle School to Celebrate Installation of Student Murals

On Friday, September 6, 2019, students, staff, families and community members will celebrate the installation of four murals created by Justice Page Middle School students last year that now adorn the 49th and 50th Street entrances to the building.


Start School With Free Immunizations

Get all the required shots your student needs to stay healthy and be ready for the first day of school – at no cost – at Minneapolis Public Schools’ Student Placement Office on West Broadway in North Minneapolis. No appointments or insurance are necessary and free transportation is available from our New Families Center in South Minneapolis.