Selective Enrollment

Selective Enrollment Application Requirements

Selection Criteria:
Students will be assigned points for their 7th grade final GPA and their 8th grade high school admissions exam score.
Current CPS and CPS charter school students will take the high school admissions test on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 during the school day.  (Students do not need to register for the exam.)
Non-CPS students have the option to take the high school admissions test on the following dates: 
  • Saturday, October 14, 2023

  • Sunday, October 15, 2023

  • Saturday, October 21, 2023

*Students must submit an application in order to register for the exam.* 


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 2024-2025 school year will open on September 13, 2023 and close on November 9, 2023.*