5 Various Types of High Schools Neighborhood HS (Kennedy HS)Selective Enrollment High SchoolsMilitary AcademiesMagnet High Schools and ProgramsInternational Baccalaureate (IB)Career Technical Education (CTE)CharterPrivate
6 Neighborhood (Kennedy HS) If you live within the boundaries of Kennedy High School you are automatically accepted to this High SchoolIt is not necessary to apply for the general program at KennedyRegistration will be completed in the Spring by our Counselor and Kennedy administratorsKennedy do offer at IB program which you have to meet the requirements for entry in order to be considered for a seat the following school year.
7 Selective Enrollment High Schools Designed for academically advanced studentsOffer primarily honors and AP CoursesAdmissions testing requiredIn order to be considered for Selective Enrollment High School students have to pre-qualify.
8 How can my student qualify for a seat at a Selective Enrollment High School? -Grades -NWEA -Selective Enrollment Exam -Where you live?
12 List of Selective Enrollment High Schools BrooksHancockJonesKingLaneLindblomNorthsidePaytonSouth ShoreWestinghouseWhitney Young
13 International Baccalaureate (IB) High School Offer a comprehensive and challenging pre-university program.Widely recognized for high academic standards.Students must pre-qualify for IB High Schools.
14 International Baccalaureate (IB) High School You must attend one Information Session, even if you are applying to more than one IB school.Information Sessions for IB Schools are offered at each IB school. You can attend an Information Session at any IB High School, even if you don’t plan to apply to that school.If you live in the attendance area or overlay boundary of an IB High School to which you are applying, you will receive 50 additional points.
17 List of International Baccalaureate High Schools OgdenProsserSchurzSENNSouth ShoreSteinmetzTaftWashingtonAmundsenBack of the YardsBoganBronzevilleClementeCurieFarragutHubbardHyde ParkJuarezKellyKennedyLincoln ParkMorgan Park
18 Military AcademiesOffer rigorous and relevant college preparatory curriculum.Each academy focuses on a different branch of the military.Students are selected based on a two-part questionnaire and an essay completed at the required Information Session, along with their NWEA MAP scores and final grades from 7th grade.Attendance at ONE information session is required.
19 List of Military High Schools Air Force AcademyCarver MilitaryChicago MilitaryMarine Leadership AcademyPhoenixRickover Naval Academy
20 Magnet Schools and Programs Offer specialty programs in areas including fine and performing arts, engineering, and agricultural.They do not have neighborhood attendance boundaries, and they accept students throughout the city .SENN Magnet program is the only magnet school that has a required admission screening---- Audition/Portfolio ReviewStudents are randomly selected through a computerized lottery. Siblings are accepted first.
21 List of Magnet High Schools Chicago Agriculture HSMichelle Clark HSCurieDisney IIRTC Medical PrepVon Steuben
22 CTE-College and Career Academies Prepare students for COLLEGE and CAREER SUCCESS.Offer hands-on training in various industriesMay give students opportunities to earn college credit and participate in job shadows and internships.You can apply up to 5 CTE Academies*There are Selective Enrollment schools who also offer CTE programs. (i.e. Jones, Hancock)
23 List of CTE High Schools AmundsenAustinBowenClementeCurieCVCADunbarFarragutFengerForemanGage ParkHancockHarlanHarperHirschHyde ParkJonesJuarezJulianKellyManleyMarshallMatherPhillipsProsserRabyRichardsRooseveltSchurzSimeonSouth ShoreSullivanUpliftWashingtonWellsWestinghouseWilliams Prep
24 Charter High SchoolCharters are approved by the Board of Education but operate independently from the Board and each otherNo attendance boundariesAcceptance Criteria: Random Lottery
25 List of Charter High Schools AspiraCICSNoble NetworkPerspectivesUniversity of ChicagoUNOUrban PrepYoung Women Leadership
26 Private High SchoolPrivate Schools are autonomous and generates its own funding through various sources like student tuition, private grants, and endowments.Students have to complete an entrance exam for admissionIn most cases, private schools are religion basedNo attendance boundaries
27 List of Private High Schools Mother McAuleyQueen of PeaceBrother RiceDeLaSalleSt. RitaMaristMt. Caramel
29 Next Steps: Begin researching High Schools Research school performance indicators (ACT Scores, Freshman On Track, School Rating, Student Growth, Etc.)Contact the School CounselorAttend Open HouseShadow current studentsTake advantage of Selective Prep