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Comprehensive District Design (CDD)

Comprehensive District Design (CDD)

Comprehensive District Design (CDD): Implementation Progress Updates

Last updated: December 21, 2020

The links below are presentations to the Board of Education on the District's progress in implementing the Comprehensive District Design. Updates will continue to be posted here for the public's review.

Presentations to the Board of Education:

Detailed progress can also be reviewed through this Gantt chart.

CDD frequently asked questions are available here and an archive of past presentations and information is available here.

Families who are considering their school options for next school year should visit the school request website where you can look up your school options based on your student's home address.

Comphrehensive District Design: Vision and Goals

Vision: The Comprehensive District Design is MPS's bold vision to deliver on its commitment to ensuring that all students - regardless of their back ground, zip-code, and personal needs - receive a high quality, well-rounded education that prepares them for future success.

Goal: Academics

  • A well-rounded, preK-12 education for every students in every part of the city.
  • Every student graduates with the academic, social/emotional, and technical skills to be successful in college and/or career.
  • Equitable access to academically rigorous and culturally relevant programming including STEAM, dual-language immersion, and CTE.
  • Safe and welcoming environment for all students and families.

Goal: Equity

  • Reduction in racially and economically isolated schools.
  • High-quality community schools in every part of the city.
  • Improved access to magnet programs located closer to home.
  • Student placement policies and processes that better serve all families.
  • School climate improvements to support better student retention, family and staff experiences, and student learning.

Goal: Sustainability

  • Alignment and prioritization of budgets to accomplish district design goals and values.
  • Stabilized and predictable staffing.
  • Correction of uneven enrollment patterns.
  • Professional development and other supports to improve staff recruitment and retention.
  • Culturally relevant programming and customer service.
  • Academic pathways supported by financially sustainable transportation options.