Selective Enrollment

Selective Enrollment Application Requirements

Selection Criteria:
The selection criteria for the 2022-2023 school year has changed.  For a full explanation of the changes, please visit the GoCPS website here.  


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. 
Testing is required for all students.  All 8th graders currently attending a Chicago Public School will take the High School Admissions Test in school on Tuesday, November 9.  Non-CPS students should complete the attached form to request information from the Office of Access and Enrollment. 
Non-CPS testing will take place on
  • Saturday, November 13th, 2021
  • Sunday, November 14th, 2021
  • Saturday, November 20th, 2021
  • Sunday, November 21st, 2021

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 2022-2023 school year will open on Wednesday, October 13 and close on Wednesday, December 15, 2021.*


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

Room #: 120