Selective Enrollment

Selective Enrollment Application Requirements

Selection Criteria:
Students will be assigned points for 7th grade final GPA and their 8th grade high school admissions exam score; student selections are based on a total of 900 points with students earning up to 450 points each for their GPA and selective enrollment exam scores. 
Current CPS and charter school students will take the high school admissions test on Wednesday, October 26 during the school day.   Non-CPS students should hold the following dates for testing: November 5, 6, 12, and 13.  You will schedule a testing date after you apply.  Please note: Hancock is not a testing site. 
Scoring rubrics can be found on the GoCPS website here.

How to Apply

Paper: Download at and mail to the address below:
CPS Office of Access & Enrollment
Attn: High School Applications
42 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
**The application window for the 2023-2024 school year will open on Wednesday, September 21 and close on Friday, December 2, 2022.**


Pavona, Heather
Director of Admissions/On-Track Coordinator/English Teacher
Phone: 773-535-2410 x50210

Room #: 120