SEHS Open House Dates

The following selective enrollment high schools (SEHS) will host open house events for prospective families this fall. For more information about the application process, please call the CPS Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060. It’s never too early to get a jump on your high school plans!

Brooks College Prep High School
250 E 11th St
November 1, 2014
9:00 a.m. to Noon

Northside College Prep High School
5501 N Kedzie Ave
October 26, 2014
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Jones College Prep High School
606 S State St
October 18, 2014
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Payton College Prep High School
1034 N Wells Ave
November 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

King College Prep High School
4445 S Drexel Blvd
November 8, 2014
9:00 a.m. to Noon

South Shore International High School
1955 E 75th St
November 15, 2014
10:00 a.m. to Noon

Lane Tech High School
2501 W Addison St
November 2, 2014
Noon to 3:00 p.m.

Westinghouse High School
3223 W Franklin Blvd
November 8, 2014
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Lindblom Math & Science Academy
6130 S Wolcott Ave
November 1, 2014
12:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Young Magnet High School
211 S Laflin St
October 19, 2014
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.

Save the Date: CICS Northtown Open Houses

CICS Northtown invites prospective parents and students to open house events on the following dates:


Saturday, November 1 from 9:00 a.m. to Noon
Monday, December 8 from 4:45 to 7:45 p.m.

Please visit the CICS Northtown website for more information.

All-Seeing Scientists

CICS Irving Park 4th graders are learning about science through observation and inquiry. Above, students discover and document the difference between a hand lens and a microscope. Below, they release their monarch butterfly after witnessing its life cycle through the stages of egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, and butterfly. Way to be, IP!

Discounted Uniforms Available for a Limited Time

Please click on the following flyer for information about SchoolBelle’s uniform sale that started today!


After School Programs


Please click here to view and/or print a registration packet for after school programs (Kid’s Club). You can also view a full menu of after school program choices by clicking the Programs page from the main menu.

Become a Charter Ambassador


We will have a translator on site and lunch will be provided.

Live on the South Side? Click here for information about training near you!

Please direct specific questions to Lindy Mandel at 773-433-5000 or

Friday Packet

The most up-to-date Friday Packet along with past and future editions can be found here. The Friday Packet page is always accessible by clicking “Resources” and then “Parent Links” in the main menu above, or on the home page under “Quick Links” (right side).

Back-to-School Information

Your teachers cannot wait to see your smiling faces on Monday, Pumas! Please click here to view the summer newsletter for important back-to-school information. Our first Friday Packet will be published on Friday, August 22.