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  • High School Selection Results are now available!

    Students can now view their potential offers and waitlist position by logging into their GoCPS Online Portal.

    Elementary School Selection Results will be available on March 22, 2024.

    Guide to Viewing Results

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  • Looking to apply or test for the 24-25 school year?

    Students who did not apply in the fall can now complete the Registration form to participate in the Rolling Waitlist when it opens.

    • High School Rolling Waitlist - Opens on April 1, 2024
    • Elementary Rolling Waitlist - Opens on April 22, 2024

    HSAT and SEES spring testing sign-up is now available for those who have not tested yet. Students can register until March 4, 2024 for the HSAT. Spring test scores will be used in the rolling waitlist process.

    spring testing sign-up     Spring testing guide   

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  • Register for GoCPS Selection Training Sessions for Families Applying to ES!

    Training sessions will be available in both English and Spanish.

    Sign Up for Training

    Training for HS Selections is now complete since results have already been released.

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 2023

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Fall 2023

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Spring 2024

Important Dates

2023-2024 School Year

Important Dates

High School

  • SEPTEMBER 13th, 2023 - Application Period Opens
  • OCTOBER 24th - 25th - HSAT Re-test for CPS Students
  • OCTOBER 28th - 29th, NOVEMBER 5th- HSAT Exam for Non-CPS Students
  • NOVEMBER 9th, 2023 - Application Period Closes
  • DECEMBER 1st, 2023 - Re-rank Period Closes
  • FEBRUARY 23rd, 2024 - Results Released
  • FEBRUARY 28th, 2024 - SEHS Principal Discretion Process Opens
  • MARCH 15th, 2024 - Accept/Decline Deadline
  • MARCH 15th, 2024 - SEHS Principal Discretion Application Closes
  • APRIL 1st, 2024 - Rolling Waitlist Process Opens
  • APRIL 19th, 2024 - SEHS Principal Discretion Results Released
  • 2 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER OFFER ISSUED - Waitlist Accept/Decline Deadline


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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