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. There is a NEW application to apply for CPS high schools and selective enrollment programs, http://go.cps.edu due each December. CHA’s FamilyWorks teams have been trained to support students and family to complete this application. FamilyWorks is a voluntary case-management program that serves CHA residents and HCV participants by region, click below for the FamilyWorks map to identify your local provider, or for questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
SCHOOL OPTIONS SPOTLIGHT – SCHOLARSHIP PARTNERS FOR PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOLS
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.