High School Application Philosophy

Our goal for our graduating 8th graders is to ensure that all students are able to attend the high school of their choice. Over the past several years, we have been close to a 100% success rate.

High School Selections

Class of 2020 High School Offers Highlights

  • How High School Offers work
  • Students can receive a maximum of 2 high school offers
  • 1 selective enrollment (only the 11 schools for which the selective enrollment testis required)
  •  1 non-selective (literally everything else including IB, military, CTE, charter, etc.)
Name of School # of offers received # of students attending Type of School
Lane Tech 10 10 Selective Enrollments

13 students attending

  • 24% of class

17 offers received

  • 31% of class
Lindblom 2 0
Jones 1 1
King 1 0
Payton 1 1
Westinghouse 1 0
Young 1 1
Amundsen 1 1 IB Programs

7 students attending

  • 13% of class

18 offers received

  • 33% of class
Juarez 1 0
Lincoln Park 14 4
Ogden 1 1
Schurz 1 1
Beacon Academy 1 0 Private Schools

11 students attending

  • 20% of class

18 offers received

  • 33% of class
Chicago Hope Academy 2 2
Culver Academy 1 0
DeLaSalle 3 3
DePaul College Prep 4 3
GCE 1 1
Lake Forest Academy 1 1
St. Ignatius 1 0
St. Lawrence 1 1
U of C Lab School 2 0
Wayland 1 0
Disney 2 2 1 Magnet Programs
Lincoln Park Music 1 0
Lincoln Park Double Honors 3 2 Honors Program
Marine Leadership at Ames 1 0 Military Academy
Aspira 1 1 Charter Schools

12 students attending

  • 22% of class

18 offers received

  • 33% of class
ChiArts 1 1
CICS Northtown 1 1
Intrinsic 1 1
Noble Academy 1 0
Noble Bulls 1 0
Noble ITW 1 1
Noble Muchin 1 1
Noble Street 8 4
Noble Pritzker 1 1
U of C Woodlawn 1 1
Clemente Culinary Arts 2 0 CTE Programs

2 students attending

  • 4% of class

7 offers received

  • 13% of class
Lake View STEM 1 1
Legal Prep 1 0
Mather Web Design 1 1
Senn Visual Arts 1 0
Steinmetz Digital Media 1 0
Schurz 2 2 Neighborhood Schools
Kelvyn Park 1 1

Historical High School Information

High School News

Need High School Application Help?

The Office of Access and Enrollment will host a webinar on November 24 to answer questions that you have leading up to the December 12 application deadline.