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College and Career Academy Application


8th Graders
If you would like to attend a high school with a College and Career Academy, you should:

  • Learn about the different academies on this site (see list below)
  • Choose the schools and academies you want to apply to
  • Then apply online at www.apply.cps.edu
  • Applications are due December 13, 2013

If you are attending a high school with a College and Career Academy or CTE School Option program and want to participate should speak with your counselor.

Application Information

The application process for College and Career Academies is very similar to other CPS high school programs such as Magnet and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs. The academy application process is part of CPS's Options for Knowledge program managed by the Office of Access and Enrollment (OAE).