This application is only open for families applying to the preschool programs at Suder and Drummond. Please only continue this application if you are applying to one of those 2 schools.
All other CPS preschool seats are a part of the Chicago Early Learning application process.
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Still interested in applying for this school year? Please visit chicagoearlylearning.org or call the Chicago Early Learning Hotline at 312-229-1690 to apply today.
- Create an account and a family profile.
- Review a list of schools and programs to which the student is eligible to apply.
- Learn about which schools are the best fit for your student.
- Access statistics and success data about CPS as a district.
- Read detailed descriptions and information about school and program types.
Chicago Early Learning
While CPS only offers two magnet preschool programs, a large majority of the preschools in the city accept applications through a separate website called Chicago Early Learning.