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Get Ready for Full-Service Community Schools

A Full-Service Community School (FSCS) is both a place and a set of partnerships between the school and local community resources. An FSCS focuses on academics, health and social services, youth development, and community engagement to improve student learning and strengthen families and communities. Schools become centers of the community and are open to everyone – all day, every day, evenings and weekends.

Remember to Confirm Your Child's Spot in Their New School

There are two more months before school starts, and it won’t be long before we see back-to-school supplies in stores. We want to share a few important tips for families whose student(s) will be changing schools or joining MPS for the first time in the fall. Click here to learn more.

Any way you slice it, this year’s Junior Iron Chef Competition is sure to be spicy

Six of the Twin Cities’ hottest chefs and twelve middle school students will team up to compete for the title of Junior Iron Chef and the opportunity to have their recipe added to the MPS lunch menu next school year in the fifth annual Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) Junior Iron Chef Competition. 

Minneapolis sees graduation rate increases, commits to making progress for all students

Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) saw graduation rates rise districtwide. Nearly 70% percent of Minneapolis students graduated in four years, the highest graduation rate of the past decade. Districtwide, the four-year graduation rate for 2018 was 69%, and the average seven-year rate was 76%.