For schools with a centralized application process that is managed by the Office of Access and
Enrollment, you have the option of applying online or submitting a paper application. These school types are
CTE - College and Career Academies
IB High Schools
Magnet High Schools and Programs
Selective Enrollment High Schools
To apply to any other type of school, see the High School Guide for application instructions. The guide can be accessed online at www.cpsoae.org – click ‘School Guides.’ The application period for most high schools begins October 1st each year and ends in mid-December.
For more information about applying to high schools, visit the Office of Access and Enrollment website at www.cpsoae.org.