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Help Develop CPS' Five-Year Strategic Plan

Parents, students, staff, and community members are invited to participate in community engagement sessions that will help chart the course for CPS' future. Sign up to attend a session today.

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What's Happening at CPS

Find the latest updates, announcements and news from the district.

Run for Your Local School Council

Local School Councils propel schools forward by inviting collaboration from parents, community members, students and staff. Learn how you can get involved by running for an LSC in 2024.

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Get Updated COVID-19 and Flu Vaccines

With winter around the corner, now is the time for students to get updated COVID-19, flu, and other vaccines. Visit our vaccine page to get info and make an appointment.

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Renewing Your Medicaid Benefits

The State of Illinois has begun mailing out Medicaid renewal forms. Get ready to renew, get support, and get your questions answered.

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Apply to Pre-K Programs

Explore, compare and apply to preschool programs available in your neighborhood all in one place. Find tools to help you choose the best pre-k program for your child.


Community Updates

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30 November 2023
Share Your Voice Regarding CPS Facilities: Join Us at an Upcoming Community Roundtable
In a letter to families and staff, CPS shares more information about upcoming roundtable discussions across the city regarding school facilities.

17 November 2023
End of Week Message: Wishing Our CPS Family a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving
In a letter to families, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez shares what he is thankful for.

14 November 2023
Reminder: Request Free At-Home COVID Tests Before Thanksgiving Break
In a letter to families, CPS shares steps to stay healthy and safe over Thanksgiving break.

14 November 2023
CPS Families: We Need Your Voice
In a letter to families, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez encourages them to complete the Shape our Future Survey.

09 November 2023
End of Week Message: Building Paths to Success through STEM
In a letter to families, CPS CEO Pedro Martinez highlights the District's strong focus on science, engineering, technology, and math.

A District on the Rise

Since 2001, CPS’ four-year high school graduation rate has more than doubled, reaching a new record high in 2023. This progress made over such a short period of time has transformed the lives of countless graduates, and is a testament to what can be accomplished when students are centered in everything.


2023 Four-Year Graduation Rate

Three-Year Blueprint

Our three-year Blueprint is a call to action to ensure a strong recovery from the pandemic and create a better, more equitable District. Learn more and get involved.

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Upcoming Events

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Celebrating CPS' High School & Post Secondary Achievements


Student Voice Leadership Summit: Coming Together Across CPS Schools


Do STEM with CPS: CPS Department of STEM hosts Reimagining STEM


Student Voice Leadership Summit: Coming Together Across CPS Schools


Do STEM with CPS: CPS Department of STEM hosts Reimagining STEM

School Profile Search

Find detailed info about a school, including programs and admissions requirements, after school activities, family support services, and school performance reports.

School Locator

See all CPS schools and neighborhood boundaries on this searchable map.

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Enroll and Apply

Start your journey at CPS by finding the school or program that's right for you.

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Explore and apply to elementary and high schools across Chicago.


Chicago Early Learning

Explore early childhood education options throughout Chicago.


COVID-19 Resources

Find information on vaccinations, testing, safety guidance and more.

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