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Student Placement Services & New Families Center

Student Placement Services New Families Center 

Staff members at Student Placement Services and the New Families Welcome Center will help enroll children who speak any home language other than English

To make an appointment, families should call the following numbers:

  • Spanish, Somali and all other languages: 612-668-3700
At the appointment, staff will assess the student’s English to determine eligibility for English as a Second Language (ESL) services. After the assessment, families will then choose the best school and program for their child. At Student Placement Services/ New Families Welcome Center, staff provide:
• Somali and Spanish speaking staff for assistance (New Families Welcome Center)
• Guidance for choosing a school for students between the ages of 5 and 20
• English proficiency assessment
• Health screenings (New Families Welcome Center)
• Assistance in finding and signing up for medical insurance
• Information on resources for a wide range of services

If you have questions about the enrollment process, please contact us at sps.department@mpls.k12.mn.us or call us at 612.668.3700 or 612.668.1840. 

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