New is better, apparently, or at least if you're a new schools person it is. And thanks to an old classmate who's working in CPS I can tell you about this new schools extravaganza going on this Saturday, the third annual event of its kind. Even though the magnet and selective enrollment dates are gone, there are still lots of charter and new schools looking for kids to enroll. Click below for details, and let us know if you feel like it whether you're going to go or have ever gone to one of these things.
Presented by: Parents for School Choice & the Chicago Public Schools
A showcase of Chicago's newest public schools, including and schools.
New charter schools will be in attendance. Click here for a complete list of participating schools. created through Renaissance 2010 or pre-existing
(Indoors) Click here for map.
Click here for map.
What to Do:
- Apply to new public elementary and high schools
- Talk to other parents who are exploring the new schools
- Attend workshops such as: What Makes a Quality School, From a Parent's Perspective, and more!
For a full listing of schools participating in this year's EXPO, please click here. Schools are listed in alphabetical order.
What to Bring with You:
you plan to apply to schools directly on-site at the EXPO, you are
strongly encouraged to bring photo copies of the following
identification items with you:
- Student birth certification or legal guardianship papers
- Student social security card
- Parent/Guardian license or ID card (not valid for proof of residency)
proof of Chicago residency (i.e. utility, mortgage, medical card, bank
statement, check card, voter registration card. No rental leases or
cell phone bills accepted)
participating schools require this information when applying to prove
that you and your child reside in Chicago. Without these items you may
not be able to fully complete an application at the event.
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