Chicago Parents – it’s that time of year!

Selective enrollment high school season is in full swing – eighth graders are taking their exams, revisiting the choices they made in their December applications, and crossing their fingers for a postive result – acceptance into a Chicago Public School of their choice.

Chicago School Updates

As far as CONFIRMED news…

jones colleg prepJones College Prep will be increasing its enrollment, making use of the old building that was previously scheduled for demolition. Select this link for news article

Jones will be adding Pre-Law and Pre-Engineering programs to the school – the application for these recently added programs was January 15. CPS News Release Link


Acceptances/Rejections to Chicago Public Schools

February 18th – High school acceptances will be mailed during this week

March 18 – Elementary school acceptances will be mailed out

Chicago School School Rumors

One parent reported that she was banned from attending the Lincoln Park IB open house on Wednesday – she wasn’t “on the list” despite being in the attendance boundaries and having a child in the local IB Middle Years program.

Ogden’s IB program requires parents to attend an information session – a program for INVITED guests only – if you miss your night, you’re OUT! No second chances! No visit, no possible acceptance! (See this link for Ogden’s admission procedures)


For more information about Chicago High Schools,

Select this link for the New CPS SEARCHABLE GUIDE

CPS Searchable Guide

Other Links

Cut-off Scores for Selective Enrollment High Schools
(Cut-of scores for Selective Enrollment Schools )
CPS Calendar for 2013-2014
(CPS School Calendar )
Chicago Real Estate - Anne Rossley of Baird & Warner
For more information about NEIGHBORHOOD school options, please call me!
Anne Rossley, CRB, CRS, SRES, RSPS
Baird & Warner

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