Teen Parent Services
Teen Parent Services (TPS) supports MPS pregnant and parenting students and their children with a variety of programs. TPS helps student parents stay in school and be successful by making sure their children receive high-quality child care that prepares them for kindergarten and beyond. TPS also connects parents to a variety of services to help them graduate and succeed after school.
Students have the opportunity to study and receive services in their own school or at Longfellow High School, an alternative school focused on teen parents that is co-located with an Early Learning Center. All MPS' Early Learning Centers are dedicated to giving the best child care and early learning education to children ages six weeks to five years old; see center locations below.
To encourage pregnant and parenting teens to reach their highest potential by stressing academic achievement, providing prenatal and parenting education, and offering high quality child care and comprehensive supportive services as they build a strong future for themselves and their children.