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High School Resources

Find supplemental information on last year’s cutoff scores, rubrics, tiers and more on our Resource page.

Cut Scores

Cut Score documents displayed below are for the 2022- 2023 school year. These should only be used as a guide. Scoring rubrics for the 23-24 school year will only be released after the initial offers are released in early spring.


Overlay Boundary Map for Hancock & Jones CTE

Eligible applicants to the CTE Programs at Hancock and Jones are selected on a point system based on 7th grade final GPA. Students are ranked and selected from high to low. Students residing within the attendance overlay boundary of the school are selected first. Click the buttons to view the overlay boundary maps for Hancock and Jones.

Chicago Residency and Address Changes

Have Questions on Chicago Residency And Address Changes? VIEW FAQ

Your child does not have to be a resident of the city of Chicago in order to submit an application and participate in the selection process. However, your child must live in Chicago in order to enroll in and attend any Chicago public school. Proof of residency for the 2023-2024 school year is required by July 1, 2023.

As you and your student prepare to wrap up 8th grade and make your final decisions about which high school to attend in the fall, please be sure to confirm that your student’s elementary school has the current address on file. The address listed in Aspen, the CPS Student Information System, is used to determine students’ neighborhood school for those that have not accepted a high school offer through GoCPS.

Additional Materials

Virtual Academy


List of frequently used terms and their definitions



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