GoCPS and High School Planning

GoCPS Application Process PreK-8th Grade Students (English)

GoCPS para estudiantes de CPS que aplican desde Pre-Kínder hasta 8º grado (Espanol)

Navigating the high school process in Chicago Public Schools can make you dizzy. GoCPS is a centralized website to help you learn more about the high schools, provide important information about the process, and set you up to apply to the schools for your child.

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GoCPS High School Application Overview Presentation English | Español

You can view the recorded presentation of the CPS high school application process using the link below. You will also find the presentation slides attached in this message.

If you haven’t done so already, please be sure to subscribe to the GoCPS mailing list to ensure that you receive important updates and information throughout the application season.

As a reminder, the application process for the 2021-2022 school year opens at 9 a.m. on October 2021, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on December 15, 2021. During that time period, you can create your GoCPS account, add your child, view the programs to which your child is eligible to apply, and submit your application.
During these training sessions, we covered the following topics:

  • Overview of the GoCPS application process
  • Account creation process
  • How to submit applications

Below are the links to the recorded webinar sessions:

Use the CPS School Locator tool to learn about schools in your area and around the city. Using this tool, you will be able to learn where your “home school” is located, as well as other schools you may be considering for high school.

Information from the Pulaski Counselor

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Good morning Pulaski Parents, 

I wanted to make you aware that, as promised, CPS has released the updated link needed to subscribe and receive all the updated high school information. They recommend that all parents sign up for this email list using a personal email, as students will automatically receive all communication through their CPS emails. Link Here for English/ Para Ingles:   https://go.cps.edu/contact   

Quería hacerles saber que, como prometió, CPS ha publicado el enlace actualizado necesario para suscribirse y recibir toda la información actualizada de la escuela secundaria. Recomiendan que todos los padres se inscriban en esta lista de correo electrónico usando un correo electrónico personal, ya que los estudiantes recibirán automáticamente todas las comunicaciones a través de sus correos electrónicos de CPS.Link Here for Spanish/ Para Espanol: https://go.cps.edu/contact  En la pantalla de tu ordenador o Chromebook, usa el menú de traducción en la esquina superior derecha para elegir tu idioma preferido. Los servicios de traducción no están disponibles en dispositivos móviles.  

Que pasen un buen dia- Have a great day!Ms. Echevarria

CPS High School Program Options

Find a School with a Specific Program of Study

IB Programs: Lincoln Park HS, Clemente HS, Amundsen HS, Ogden HS, Schurz HS, Senn HS, Prosser HS, Juarez HS

Honors and Scholars Programs: Lincoln Park HS, Von Steuben HS 

Magnet Programs: Von Steuben STEM, Lincoln Park Drama, Lincoln Park Music, Lincoln Park Visual Arts 

CTE Programs: Clemente HS: Broadcasting / Culinary Arts / Allied Health, Schurz HS: Allied Health / Digital Media / Pre-Engineering,  Alcott HS: Pre-Engineering, Juarez: Medical and Health Careers 

AVID Program: Mather HS 

Specialized Programs: Chicago High School for the Arts (ChiArts) 

Selective Enrollment Programs: Westinghouse (including CTE for Pre-Med / Pre-Architecture), Lane Tech HS, Jones HS, Northside College Prep, Whitney Young HS, Payton HS, 

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