CTE -- College and Career Selective Academies

Hancock College Prep is proud to announce the following selective Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs:

  • Pre -Engineering Honors Program
  • Pre-Law Honors Program

Each program consists of an academically rigorous, four-year, honors level course of study.  Students will be enrolled in one Pre-Engineering or Pre-Law course per year as part of Hancock’s curriculum. 

In addition to in-class study, students will be exposed to real world opportunities such as internships and job shadowing.

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 test score; student selections are based on points. 
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
Students living in current high school boundaries of Bogan, Curie, Gage Park, Hubbard, Kennedy, and Solorio receive preference.

How to Apply

Online: www.go.cps.edu
Paper: Download at www.go.cps.edu 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