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Post information regarding the 11 Selective Enrollment high schools in CPS. Students may rank up to 6 schools and will be slated for their highest qualifying school.
Post any information you have on CPS non-selective high schools such as International Baccalaureate, Magnet, Performing Arts, CTE, Military Academies, etc. Students must rank up to 20 school choices, and will be placed into the highest qualifying school they chose.
Post any useful information you have to share about applying to private high schools.
Post information here regarding private preschools and the admissions process.
CPS has preschool options that may or may not be free but do start at 3 years old (and potty trained). Post info here regarding preschools.
Post anything here regarding admissions for private religious schools.
Post any observations you have about the private independent school process.
Post information here regarding CPS Magnet & Open Enrollment Elementary questions, comments or observations. You can select up to 20 choices and can be given multiple offers. Feel free to tiers (if entry year for magnet) and any pertinent info that will be helpful to other parents.
Post information here regarding CPS SEES Elementary questions, comments or observations. You can rank up to 6 choices but will only be given one offer. Feel free to post scores, tiers (if entry year) and any pertinent info that will be helpful to other parents.