MEP Partner: MMSD


The Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) is the second largest school district in Wisconsin and serves over 27,000 students in 49 schools and several alternative programs. The district covers approximately 65 square miles including all or part of the cities of Madison and Fitchburg, the villages of Maple Bluff and Shorewood Hills, and the towns of Blooming Grove, Burke and Madison. The district has a total staff of over 5,900 and an operating budget of $435 million per year. MMSD is a diverse school district, 57% of all students are students of color, 50% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, and 28% are English Language Learners.

The Madison Metropolitan School District has a simple but bold vision—that every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school ready for college, career and community. MMSD is focused on becoming a model urban school district that serves our children and families better than ever before, keeping schools at the center and strive for a culture of excellence and equity for all students and educators.