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  • Mark your calendars! High school offers will be released on Friday, March 24, 2023 and elementary offers will be released on Friday, April 21, 2023!

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  • Attend a virtual family training session on the GoCPS Selections process!


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  • The Office of Access and Enrollment is no longer accepting reschedule requests for elementary (K-8) selective enrollment exams.

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  • Looking for HSAT scores?

    Guide    Scoring Rubrics

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About GoCPS

GoCPS allows families to explore and apply to nearly every CPS school and program through one online platform. Whether you are a current CPS family or new to the District, GoCPS is the gateway to finding the right school for you.

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The Application Process is Divided into Three Phases:

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Summer 2022

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Fall 2022

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Spring 2023

Important Dates

2022-23 School Year

Important Dates

High School

  • SEPTEMBER 21st, 2022 - Application Period Opens
  • OCTOBER 26th, 2022 - CPS High School Admissions Exam for CPS Students
  • NOVEMBER 5-6,12-13 - CPS High School Admissions Exam for Non-CPS Students
  • DECEMBER 8th, 2022 - Application Period Closes
  • MARCH 24th, 2023 - Results Released
  • MARCH 29th, 2023 - Principal Discretion Process Opens
  • APRIL 14th, 2023 - Accept/Decline Deadline
  • APRIL 14th, 2023 - Principal Discretion Application Closes
  • APRIL 24th, 2023 - Rolling Waitlist Process Opens
  • 2 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER OFFER ISSUED - Waitlist Accept/Decline Deadline
  • APRIL 28th, 2023 - Principal Discretion Results Released


With GoCPS, researching our schools just got a lot simpler.
Use the search function to find the right CPS school for you!


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42 W. Madison St, 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60602

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