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Application & Enrollment Timeline

Enrollment information for applicants. 

August 2017

  • August 1st: Activate GoCPS accounts
  • Review program eligibility based on test percentiles and grades
  • Research high school options

September 2017

  • September 5th: First day of school for SY 2017-18
  • Activation codes for GoCPS redistributed at schools
  • High school open houses and recruitment events

October 2017

  • October 2nd: High School application period opens
  • October 2nd: CPS-managed elementary school application period opens
  • School/program-specific testing & auditions begin
  • Selective Enrollment and Military info sessions begin
  • High school open houses and recruitment events

November 2017

  • High school open houses and recruitment events

December 2017

  • December 15th: High school application period closes
  • December 15th: CPS-managed elementary school application period closes
  • High school open houses and recruitment events

 

January 2018

  • School/program-specific testing and auditions

February 2018

  • February 23rd: Round 1 “Application Match” high school offers available in GoCPS account
  • School/program-specific testing and auditions end
  • Information sessions end

March/April 2018

  • Accept/decline high school round 1 offers
  • Apply for high school round 2, if necessary
  • Principal discretion for Selective Enrollment high schools

May 2018

  • Round 2 “Application Match” high school offers available in GoCPS account
  • Schools with waitlists contact families if seats become available
  • Participate in high school's visitation day

June 2018

  • Final date to accept round 2 high school offers
  • Sign up for summer recreational opportunities
  • Sign up for summer academic opportunities

 

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