Under construction as a place for resources to help navigate Chicago schools. Feel free to add info into the comments section.
Test prep for Academic Centers and Selective Enrollment Schools:
http://www.cpsmagnet.com/ (this is a private company, different from CPSMagnet.org which is the CPS page) Link to their e-book for Kindergarten test prep, which is available for $25. http://www.cpsmagnet.com/#!__cps-gifted-test-sample-question-book
I’ve seen a copy of the practice book and while we don’t know for sure if these exact type of questions will be asked, based on a range of sample questions I’ve seen over the years, I think these would be good for a young child for practicing for a test.
Test prep Materials Online:
If you need help deciding what to buy, email them. I have talked with the owner and she’s very knowledgeable and helpful.
Also, Amazon has test prep books.
https://schoolsparrow.com/ Provides a combination of real estate listings and school ratings if you are trying to figure out where to buy in the city.
http://cps.edu/Schools/Find_a_school/Pages/schoollocator.aspx CPS’ tool for checking out school ratings (test scores) by area/address.
beyondbooksmart.com (Executive Functioning coaching)