Selective Enrollment


Selective Enrollment Application Requirements

Application Criteria:

General Education Students and Students with a 504 Plan: Minimum percentile of 24 in both reading and math.

Students with an IEP and Students Receiving Bilingual Education Services: Minimum reading and math percentiles that equal 48 or higher.
Selection Criteria:
Based on point system with a maximum of 900 points: points are derived from 7th grade final grades, 7th grade standardized test scores, and admissions test, each worth a maximum of 300 points.
*For SY2020-2021 only, CPS will consider students’ highest NWEA scores from any of the following prior administrations:
    • Winter 2019
    • Fall 2019
    • Spring 2019
The district will also use the highest scores of either students' final grades or the average of their first and second quarter grades. 

Testing is required for all students.

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 2021-2022 school year is now closed.  Applicants were informed of their admission status via the GoCPS website on Friday, April 30.*


Pavona, Heather
Director of Admissions/On-Track Coordinator/English Teacher
Phone: 773-535-2410 x25356

Room #: 322