Options for Knowledge Online Application Portal

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Welcome to the Online Application Site for the Options for Knowledge program. 

This site allows parents/guardians to submit applications online for schools and programs that are centrally managed by the Office of Access and Enrollment:  magnet elementary schools, magnet cluster schools, elementary open enrollment schools, magnet high schools and programs, Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools, Selective Enrollment High Schools, International Baccalaureate High Schools, Military Academies, and CTE-College and Career Academies.

The application period is now closed.

For information on the application process, please review our Frequently Asked Questions or contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at (773) 553-2060 or oae@cps.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 
STEP 1

Apply Online

The deadline to apply for the 2017-2018 school year has passed.

 

 

 
STEP 2

Returning User

The deadline to apply for the 2017-2018 school year has passed. Users can still access their accounts to reschedule exams and print confirmation letters. Notification letters for ninth grade applicants will be posted on your online dashboard no later than March 3, 2017, and notification letters for applicants to grades PreK-8 will be posted on your online dashboard no later than April 3, 2017.