Editing HS Applications: After you submit your application, you still have the opportunity to re-rank, add, or remove programs until the deadline on December 22. To edit an online application, login to your GoCPS account and click “Edit Application.”
To modify a paper application, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 or firstname.lastname@example.org to request an Application Modification Form. (11-2-17)
GoCps will launch on October 10, 2017 for applications 8th graders: Make sure you have activated your account. Need Help? If you have any questions about the activation process, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
If you are applying to a CPS high school for the 2018-19 school year, you can create your account on GoCPS. By activating your account, you will be able to create your family profile, see the programs you are eligible to apply to, and verify that your record data is accurate. Visit go.cps.edu to learn more. #GoCPS #cps (8-28-17) GoCps Activating Account Guide GoCps Activating Account Guide (Spanish)
GoCPS High School Account Activation is Now Available The new school year is right around the corner, and for all our 8th grade families, that means it’s also time to take the next step in the high school application process and activate their GoCPS accounts. GoCPS is the district’s new online platform that streamlines the application process for Chicago Public Schools and makes it more simple, equitable and transparent for all families.
Applications don’t open until October 2, but by activating your account now, you will be able to: Create a username and password
Create your primary parent/guardian profile
Create profiles for each high school student in your family
Link student data records for current CPS students to the profile
View the programs your student(s) are eligible to apply to
Verify that student records are accurate, and request updates and corrections
“Favorite” top programs you are considering for applications in October
To begin the account activation process, visit page: http://go.cps.edu/#/activate Activation Codes In order to activate your account, you will need to use the Activation Code from a letter sent home with your student at the end of the school year. If you have misplaced or did not receive this code, please contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from a telephone number on your student’s CPS student information file to have it reissued. The OAE call center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Activation Codes will also be included with the Eligibility Letters that will be distributed to students at school in September 2017.
Application Advice No matter who is activating the account, be sure to enter the name and address of the parent/guardian with whom the student resides. The address for this parent/guardian will be the address that is used for determining tiers, proximity boundaries, and attendance and overlay boundaries.
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Need Help? If you have any questions about the activation process, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. email@example.com
SAVE THE DATE: Whitney Young High School Open House Sunday, October 16, 2016 Academic Center Presentation and Tour: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. High School Presentation and Tour: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. (Presentations will begin every half hour)