Below you will find important websites, dates, and information regarding high school application process for the 2021-2022 school year, for students entering high school in the fall of 2022.
GoCPS Applications Timeline
October 2021: GoCPS application opens
Fall 2021 (Date TBD): High School Admissions exam
-8th grade students will participate in this during the regular school day
December 2021: GoCPS application closes
Spring 2022: GoCPS Offers are released
Private High School Scholarships and Applications
Scholarships and private schools have their own deadlines. Please be sure to note each individual application's deadline.
See below for some information regarding private schools and scholarships available.
GoCPS announced in Spring 2021 that students will no longer participate in NWEA or the Selective Enrollment Exam for High School Applications.
Students will now participate in the Chicago High School Admissions Test, which will be taken in the Fall at their enrolled school during the school day, and that score will be used to apply to high school programs.
Due to this change, program rubrics will also be updated for the application year of 2022-2023.