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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 2021

  • November 20: Virtual Enrollment and Recruitment Season Kick-off 
  • School Request Portal opens – Enrollment Department begins accepting requests: ExploreMPS.org
  • Student Enrollment Team working with families answering questions and providing guidance
  • Enrollment team present at school and community events; informing, recruiting, and engaging

DECEMBER 2021 – JANUARY 2022

  • Time for parents to gather information, learn about options
  • All schools host virtual tours and open houses
  • Elementary Schools offer tours and information sharing events
  • Middle and High Schools hold Recruitment Open Houses

FEBRUARY – MARCH 2022

  • February 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 will be emailed and mailed
  • Parents can complete online registration for their new school 

APRIL 2022

  • April 1: Kindergarten Early Admission deadline
  • April 4: Due-date for inclusion in the second school request lottery

LATE SPRING / EARLY SUMMER 2022

  • Schools hold welcome events
  • Parents continue completing school registration online or at their child’s new school 

LATE SUMMER 2022

  • Bus stop postcards mailed
  • High School Registration

FALL 2022 - BACK TO SCHOOL!

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