Student Enrollment FY 2016-2017
78,173
RAN Ratings (S&P/Fitch)
SP-1+/ F1+
Lease Revenue Bond Ratings (S&P/Fitch)
A+/A

About Milwaukee Public Schools Bonds

Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) is the largest school district in Wisconsin. As of the 2016–17 school year, MPS served 78,173 students in 154 schools and had 9,636 full-time equivalent (FTE) staff positions. The Milwaukee Public Schools system is the one of the largest in the United States by enrollment. A publicly elected school board, the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, provides direction and oversight, with a superintendent heading the organization's administration.

Milwaukee Public Schools' offerings include neighborhood schools, specialty schools and charter schools serving students as young as age 3 up through grade 12.

Welcome Letter

On behalf of the Milwaukee Public School System, I would like to welcome you to our new investor relations website. We appreciate your interest and investment in bonds issued by the school system, as it allows us to make critical investments in public infrastructure throughout the district. We are committed to maintaining our strong bond ratings, and we are also committed to being as transparent as possible with the investor community and public at large.

I hope you find this website useful as you seek to better understand the credit fundamentals of the Milwaukee Public School System. Please do not hesitate to contact our office with suggestions for how we can be doing better. Thanks again for your interest in our bond program.

Sincerely,
Martin Matson
Martin Matson
Comptroller, City of Milwaukee,