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Important Dates

Exploring your school options to find the best school program for your child is an important process. 

The following timeline and key dates outlines important due dates related to the annual school enrollment process which begins in the fall each year.

MPS District School Calendar

November - December 2022

  • Nov. 16: Enrollment Season Kick-off: School request portal opens

December 2022 – January 2023

  • Time for parents to gather information, learn about options
  • All schools host tours and open house events

February – March 2023

  • Feb. 7: Due-date for inclusion in the first school request lottery 
  • Mid-February: First request lottery
  • Late February - early March: Schools have access to lists of newly placed students
  • Early March: Placement notification letters emailed and mailed
  • Families and caregivers can complete online registration for their new school 

April 2023

  • April 4: Due-date for inclusion in the second school request lottery, for magnet school requests only

Late spring / Early summer 2023

  • Schools hold welcome events
  • Families and caregivers complete school registration online or at their child’s new school if they have not already

Late summer 2023

  • Families are notified of their bus stop information
  • High school registration


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