Roadmap to Readiness

On March 23, 2021, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors approved the Administration’s recommendation to return to in-person learning. Read the Board-approved motion.

Families and staff can review the questions and responses from the Milwaukee Board of School Directors for additional details on returning to in-person learning.

Safely Returning to the Classroom

Visit the Safely Returning to the Classroom webpage for answers to questions about COVID-19 testing at Milwaukee Public Schools, calendars for testing, and the consent form required to return to in-person learning. For more information, visit the Frequently Asked Questions webpage.

Download the Ready, Set, Return to Classroom – A Family Guide Flyer

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Stay Connected

Keep your contact information up to date in our records so you can receive back-to-school information from the district and your school.

The district is now utilizing the SchoolMessenger system to send text messages to the mobile phones of MPS staff and families to keep everyone up-to-date with important information, safety alerts, school closing and more.

MPS staff and families will need to opt-in to continue to receive important district and school messages to their phone. Everyone will need to opt-in by sending a text message to 67587 with “Y”. You can do this step with any mobile phone you would like to receive messages. For questions or assistance, please contact the Department of Communications and Marketing at 414-475-8274 or

Parent Portal Technical Support

To set up a new parent portal account or receive assistance with an existing account, please visit the Technical Help webpage.