Posts tagged "Selective Enrollment High Schools"

Does your child attend a "Good" school?

Does your child attend a “Good” school? I think that this is a subjective question. Every parent has their own definition of what a “Good” school is. Some parents look at test scores, the school decor, the income level of families, teacher credentials, etc. There are a lot of factors that parents consider when deciding... Read more »

My (sort of) fake interview with (CPS Selective Enrollment Guru) KATIE ELLIS

I call this a fake interview because I was told to send my questions via email and that Katie Ellis would answer my emailed questions.  The questions and the answers are real and accurate.  I have added additional comments in italics under Katie’s answers because I was unable to have a real conversation with her.... Read more »

Hey Jean-Claude Brizard (CPS CEO), I am the parent of a SEHS applicant!

For those of you who may have been in a coma for the last two weeks, or don’t have school aged children, thousands of CPS eighth graders received letters offering them a seat at a selective enrollment high school or a rejection letter.  There are nine selective enrollment high schools.  (Whitney Young, Jones, Payton, Northside,... Read more »