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  • The application for the 23-24 school year is open now through Friday, December 2nd, 2022 at 5:00 pm!

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  • CPS High School Admissions Exam Testing Dates have been announced! Please see the HS EXPLORE page for more information regarding exam specifics!

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  • Still looking for a program for the 2022-2023 school year? Participate in the GoCPS Round 2 Process to see what schools still have available seats for this fall. Round 2 Guide:

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  • Attend virtual family training sessions on the GoCPS application process. Sessions will be available in both English and Spanish.

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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
  • 11/5-6, 11/12-13 - CPS High School Admissions Exam for Non-CPS Students
  • December 2nd, 2022- Application Period Closes
  • TBD- Results Released
  • TBD- Principal Discretion Process Opens
  • TBD- Accept/Decline Deadline
  • TBD- Principal Discretion Application Closes
  • TBD- Waitlist Process Opens
  • 2 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER OFFER ISSUED- Waitlist Accept/Decline Deadline
  • TBD- 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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Chicago, IL 60602

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