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Fall 2016: Applying to Kindergarten / Elementary School

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Time to apply Kindergarten!  (or other elementary grades.)

The application period runs from Oct 3 – December 9 2016 for the 2017/18 school year.  If your child will be 5 by

CPS Office of Access and Enrollment has a nice new site that has all the information you’ll need to apply to Selective Elem programs, Magnets, and Neighborhood schools with open enrollment.

http://cps.edu/AccessAndEnrollment/Pages/OAE.aspx

In BIG news this year, notification letters will be posted ONLINE (instead of by mail) if you apply online.

Also, the selective elem schools will still offer early testing.  If your child tests between November 1st and November 17th, you will receive your child’s test scores before the application deadline.  (And this gives you some knowledge of their scores as input for choosing/ranking your schools.)

If you like a lot of detailed information in one place, I found this power point deck to be very comprehensive:

CPS Elem Application Details

The open house schedule for Gifted and Classical programs are here:

http://cps.edu/AccessAndEnrollment/Documents/SelectiveEnrollmentElementaryOpenHouses.pdf

 

 

 

 

 

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October 2, 2016 at 10:52 pm 294 comments


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