What School Options are available for elementary OR high school student?

Whether you have just moved to a new community or are exploring new school options for your child, CHA has resources to support application and enrollment in local schools.

  • Follow these steps from Chicago Public Schools. The CPS website offers information for both standard school enrollment and enrollment in selective schools and programs.   
     
  • Contact FamilyWorks for assistance. FamilyWorks is a voluntary case-management program that serves CHA residents and HCV participants by region, click here for FamilyWorks map to identify your local provider. Youth liaisons can provide information on local schools and support in the school application process.     

SCHOOL OPTIONS SPOTLIGHT – SCHOLARSHIP PARTNERS FOR PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOLS 

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Several local non-profits are dedicated to helping low-income Chicago youth access a private high school education.  Chicago Housing Authority youth have had great success with the High School Scholarship partners below. Please visit their websites to learn more about their programs and to apply for support.