High School Resources
Choosing the Right High School For You - slides
Choosing the Right High School For You - presentation
GoCPS End of Year Timeline & Process - slides
Choosing the Right High School For You - slides in Spanish
Choosing the Right High School For You - presentation in Spanish
Cutoff Scores, Scoring Rubrics, Myth Busters, Application Tips, Tier Process, and more.
Information on Selective Enrollment Exams and Fine/Performing Arts Remote Auditions.
GoCPS Search for High Schools
Research High Schools and Compare
GoCPS Virtual Dates & Events
Virtual Open Houses and Tours. Any flyers or info to events that Ms. Choe receives from High Schools will also be posted in this folder here.
Paper Proxy Form - English/Spanish
This form allows Ms. Choe (or any of the HS Application Coaches) to complete any or all parts of the application together with the student on the parent’s behalf. Please complete and email it directly to Ms. Choe at APark1@cps.edu
Meeting with Ms. Choe
If you have any questions about the high school application process or need help completing the application, please click the link above or you may email one of the HS App Coaches below.
High School Application Coaches
Below are the names of staff members that you may contact if you have any questions regarding the process and high school options.
What are my HS Options?
Below are a few examples of each type of high school in CPS.
International Baccalaureate (IB)
Develops cultural and international awareness.
Senn, Taft, Amundsen, Lincoln Park, Ogden
Magnet Programs & High Schools
Specialty programs: fine/performing arts, engineering, agricultural sciences
Senn, Von Steuben, Lincoln Park, Disney II
Service Leadership Academies
Focus on leadership, teamwork, and service. To learn more about the Service Leadership Programs click here.
Rickover Naval, Marine Leadership
College & Career Academies (CCA/CTE)
Career focused, work-based learning, hands-on training, job shadows, and internships.
Amundsen, Mather, Roosevelt, Sullivan, Jones, Schurz
Selective Enrollment High Schools
Advanced classes, highly competitive.
Lane Tech, Northside Prep, Jones, Walter Payton, Whitney Young
Neighborhood High Schools
Everyone is offered a seat to their neighborhood school. It is based off of the home address you use in your GoCPS application.
Charter High Schools
Operated by community organizations.
Northtown, Noble Street, CMSA
Private High Schools
May be affiliated with a religion and tuition.
DePaul College Prep, Notre Dame, Latin School, St. Benedict
H.S. Application Timeline for 8th Graders