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1 1 Passport to Your Future Parent Informational Session

2 2 Updates for Resources Admission criteria Types of high schools Online application procedures Selective enrollment International baccalaureate Magnet programs Charter/contract schools College/career academies Catholic/private schools Financial aid options Skills for success Ms. Khoranas contact information

3 3 You will/did receive a eligibility report this fall containing: 7 th grade final grades 7 th grade ISAT stanines and percentiles A list of schools and programs to which your student is eligible to apply Directions and a pin # for the online application system

4 You can now schedule the selective enrollment exam, IB information sessions and magnet auditions using the online application site. If you schedule your selective enrollment exam for October or November, you will receive your results prior to the application deadline (within 3 weeks of test date). CPS high school online searchable guide: earch.aspx 4

5 5 Office of Access and Enrollment Choose Your Future Mrs. Khoranas webpage Also available from the Bell website. Click on Counselor Resources

6 6 Grades in core curricular subjects (7 th grade) Reading Math Science Social studies ISAT (7 th grade) Reading and math stanines and percentiles Attendance Behavior

7 7 Selective enrollment Military academies Magnet programs International baccalaureate (IB) Arts, double honors, special programs Charter/contract schools College/career academies Special education schools Neighborhood schools Private schools

8 Go to Pin number will be included in eligibility letter Once receive pin number, you are able to complete applications online You can also schedule your selective enrollment exam, IB information sessions and magnet auditions Print your confirmation for your records 8

9 If your students application requires a supporting document, you may still apply online. Send support document to OAE, 125 S. Clark, 10 th Floor, Chicago, IL OR Provide to Mrs. Khorana for sending via district mail Supporting documents include: Out of district 7 th grade transcripts IEPs 504s standardized test scores. 9

10 10 Selective Enrollment is decided based on a point scale system. You can score up to 900 pts. 300 points for 7 th grade final grades 300 points for 7 th grade ISAT scores 300 points for selective enrollment exam Need a stanine score equal to or higher than 5 on both Reading and Math ISAT to apply Note: for special education students, combined Reading and Math stanine must equal 10

11 11 Grades Points calculated for reading, math, science, and social studies. A=75, B=50, C=25 for a maximum of 300 pts. Test Scores based on your percentile rankings from the reading comprehension and total math sections of your 7 th grade ISAT tests for a maximum of 300 pts. Selective Enrollment Test 300 points possible Point calculator 696&type=d&termREC_ID=&pREC_ID= &type=d&termREC_ID=&pREC_ID=200840

12 12 Selective Enrollment High Schools Military Academies Brooks Jones King Lane Tech Lindblom North Side Payton Westinghouse Whitney Young Chicago Military Carver Military Phoenix Military Carver Military Rickover Naval Air Force

13 13 First Round Two ranking lists generated based on students point totals– pure rank order and tier plus rank order. First 30% of seats at each school given to top ranked students on pure rank order list Remaining 70% of seats at each school given to top ranking students at each of the four tiers (split evenly) Acceptance at only one school Have been notified in February in past years

14 14 SchoolStudents Accepted Avg. Score – Rank Only Avg. Score Tier 1 Avg. Score Tier 2 Avg. Score Tier 3 Avg. Score Tier 4 Brooks Jones Lane Payton Westinghouse King Northside Young Lindblom

15 15 If you did not get accepted into a Selective Enrollment school, there is the Principal Discretion process. (only up to an additional 5% of students chosen) Numbers differ every year. Freshman Class of Seats Awarded Coming Soon!! Freshman Class of Seats Awarded SchoolSeats Brooks10 Jones10 Lane60 Northside14 SchoolSeats Lindblom11 Westinghouse6 Payton13 Young26 King11

16 16 Application same as the selective enrollment (refer to slide 11 for school names) Requirements: Combined stanine in Reading and Math 10 or above Must attend a information session (in lieu of interview from previous years). At this session, students will be asked to: Fill out a motivation and perseverance questionnaire Answer two essay questions Sign a statement of commitment

17 17 International baccalaureate (IB) One application for all IB schools No entrance exam No interview (new) Must attend an information session (new) 2.5 minimum GPA requirement (new) Must have a stanine of 5 in Reading and 5 in Math (total of 10 for students with IEPs and 504s)

18 18 IB Point System 900 points possible 450 points possible for 7 th grade ISAT percentiles in Reading Comprehension and Math 450 points possible for 7 th grade grades 50 additional points available for living in the attendance are of the school to which you apply Top scoring students are granted admission

19 Amundsen Back of the Yards Bogan Bronzeville Academy Clemente Curie Farragut Hubbard Hyde Park Juarez Kelly Kennedy Lincoln Park Morgan Park Ogden International Prosser Schurz Senn South Shore Intntl Steinmetz Taft Washington 19

20 20 Magnet schools and programs Examples – double honors, science, fine arts, etc. One application – can apply to more than one No Magnet Testing Individual requirements for admission.

21 Chicago High School for the Agricultural Sciences Curie Metropolitan Fine and performing arts Senn Fine and performing arts Lincoln Park Double honors Von Steuben Scholars Science 21

22 22 Examples Noble Street Charters ChiArts CICS Northtown Admissions Must obtain applications through school website OR from the schools admissions office Each school has a separate deadline Many choose students through a lottery system

23 23 Special academies located in neighborhood high schools focusing on specific skills. Separate college/career academy application Agricultural EducationDigital Media Architectural DesignEducation – Early Childhood Automotive TechnologyEducation – Teaching Broadcast TechnologyHealth – Allied Health Business ConstructionHealth – Medical Asst. CosmetologyHealth – Medical Careers Culinary and HospitalityInformation Technology DesignIT – Cisco Networking Law and Public SafetyIT – Database Programming LogisticsPre-engineering

24 24 Austin Business & Entrepreneurship Austin Polytechnical Crane Curie Dunbar Fenger Harlan Harper Juarez Julian Manley Marshall Mather Richards Roosevelt Schurz South Shore Sullivan Wells

25 25 Applications specific to each school For more info, see: Entrance Exam: Arrive on time with $25, pencil and calculator Can only test at one school The school you test at is the only school to which you can apply for academic financial aide Important to shadow ahead of time to find out which one is your top choice. Contact schools of interest directly

26 26 Area independent schools: Francis Parker Latin Lab School Illinois Math & Science Academy (starts in 10 th grade) Each school has own application process Must take the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE). For more info, see: Register online & pay fee Can test at any location

27 27 Daniel Murphy Scholarship Low income/minority LINK Unlimited African American Only High Sight Low income High Jump Low income

28 28 Organization Time Management Active Listening Note Taking Studying Test Taking

29 29 GRADES TEST TAKING Complete all work, classwork, homework, and projects ON TIME and AS REQUESTED Participate Do you personal best Communicate with your teachers Practice test taking skills Use flash cards/other study tricks Take practice tests Relax Get at least 8 hours of sleep each night Eat breakfast every day

30 30 Mrs. Elizabeth Khorana

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