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Chicago International Charter School (CICS) is open to all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or disability status. Students are assigned to our campuses via a fair, random lottery, which ensures all students have an equal opportunity to enroll at the campuses of their parents' or guardians' choosing. No tuition is required.

For more information, please see our FAQs section or call (312) 651-5000.

APPLICATIONS FOR 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR 

Apply Online

Create an account to begin the application process online, or log-in to view the status of your application.

Rising 9th Graders

The GoCPS Application Deadline is Friday, December 13, 2019.

Apply by Mail, Fax or Email

Download and complete one application (elementary or high school) per student. If you mailed your application, we recommend that you call a week after mailing to confirm its receipt. If you faxed your application, please call 15 minutes after it was faxed to confirm its receipt.

Mail

Chicago International Charter School
11 E. Adams St., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60603

Fax

(312) 651-5001

Email

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Transfer Students

CURRENT CICS STUDENTS ONLY

Applications received now will be added to the waitlist. Transfers are not a guarantee. The Transfer Waitlist closes on Friday, August 28, 2020.

If you are applying for a student who will be new to CICS you must fill out the new student application in the above sections.

Seats Available for 2019-2020 School Year

Elementary School (K-8)

The following CICS campuses have limited seats available:

CICS Basil (KG-2nd)
Call 773-778-9455 for more information

CICS Irving Park (2nd)
Call 773-433-5000 for more information

CICS Loomis (Kg-2nd)
Call 773-429-8955 for more information

CICS Longwood (3-5th)
Call 773-238-5330 for more information

CICS Washington Park (Kg, 2nd)
Call 773-347-0200

High School (9-12)

The following CICS High School Campuses have limited seats available:

CICS ChicagoQuest (10th-11th)
Call 773-565-2100 for more information

CICS Longwood (10th-12th)
Call 773-238-5330 for more information

CICS Ralph Ellison (10th-12th)
Call 773-478-4434 for more information

Note: 9th Grade Transfer opens Friday, January 31, 2020.

Apply by Mail, Fax or Email

Download and complete one application (elementary or high school) per student. If you mailed your application, we recommend that you call a week after mailing to confirm its receipt. If you faxed your application, please call 15 minutes after it was faxed to confirm its receipt.

Mail

Chicago International Charter School
11 E. Adams St., Suite 600
Chicago, IL 60603

Fax

(312) 651-5001

Email

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Chicago International Charter School

11 E. Adams
Suite 600
Chicago, IL, 60603
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