Reminder: Start/dismissal times changing in September for elementary and some middle schools

As you may know, the new school start/dismissal times for elementary schools and some middle schools kick in when the new school year begins next month. Crestwood, Huegel and Thoreau elementary schools, as well as Jefferson, Cherokee Heights and Spring Harbor middle schools will make major changes in their start/dismissal times. In addition, all remaining elementary schools will make a five or 10 minute change.You can view new times for your school on our website.   

Preliminary bus routes have been posted on the MMSD Transportation webpage. Routes are subject to change due to upcoming enrollment. For schools with Dual Language Immersion (DLI) routes, route documents will be published and available to view in mid-August. Monday early release stop times will be posted with the regular routes for your school.

2019-2020 enrollment information 

The 2019-2020 school year is almost here, and that means it's time to enroll. To start the process, visit mmsd.org/enroll.

If you need help with the online enrollment application or don't have internet access at home, you may complete the online enrollment process at a community center or library in your neighborhood. Sites provide computers, printers and friendly staff to answer your questions. View the list of neighborhood centers that will be able to assist you with online enrollment.  

New-to-district 4-year-old kindergarten (4K) students, new 5-year-old kindergarten (5K) students

If your 4K or 5K student is new to MMSD for the 2019-2020 school year and:

  • You did NOT complete the 2019-2020 online application prior to August 6, you must enroll at mmsd.org/enroll and turn in their verification paperwork at your child's school on one of the dates listed below.
  • You DID complete the 2019-2020 online application prior to August 6: 
    • If you have already turned in your verification paperwork, you do not need to enroll online.

    • If you have not turned in your verification paperwork, ensure that you turn it in at your child's school on one of the dates listed below.

Verification paperwork includes: proof of age (birth certificate, health record or other official records), proof of address (gas/electric bill, lease, mortgage), immunization records (if you did not allow access to Wisconsin Immunization Registry) and parent/guardian identity and relationship verification. Learn more about enrollment on the website

Learn more about 4K on the website

Learn more about 5K on the website. 

You also need to pay your fees online, at the school office in person, or by sending a check or cash with the student. If you wish to apply for free or reduced-price meals, you also need to complete the Free and Reduced-Price Meals application

All families: Need help paying for your child’s school meals?

We serve meals through the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. Find out if you qualify for free or reduced-price school meals. Families need to reapply each year.  Apply for free and reduced-price school meals on the website. 

Elementary and middle school students

If your elementary or middle school student:

✓ Is new to MMSD or

✓ Attended MMSD and needs to have an address change, date of birth verified and/or change in guardian. 

You must enroll at mmsd.org/enroll and turn in their verification paperwork at your child's school on one of the dates listed below.

If your elementary or middle school student is a continuing MMSD student and has no changes to key enrollment information, you may complete the enrollment process entirely online (please update/verify your existing information) and have the option not to attend your school's enrollment day.

Learn more about paperless enrollment. 

Schedules will be available in the Infinite Campus Parent Portal for middle and elementary school students on August 29th and for high school students on September 5th. 

High school students

Whether you are new to MMSD or continuing from one grade to the next, you must enroll at mmsd.org/enroll. If you are new to MMSD or have changes to key enrollment information, you need to turn in your verification paperwork at your school on one of the dates listed below. 

High school students are still required to go to school during their assigned enrollment days, even if you complete the enrollment process online and have no changes to key enrollment information. High school students may attend the enrollment day without a parent/guardian.