December 11 is fast approaching and that means the deadline to apply for Options for Knowledge programs is quickly nearing. The Options for Knowledge Program application covers the following CPS programs:

  • Selective Enrollment High Schools
  • Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools
  • Magnet Schools and Programs
  • Magnet Cluster Schools
  • International Baccalaureate High Schools
  • College and Career Academies
  • Military Academies
  • Open-Enrollment Elementary Schools

Did you know that some of these programs require an in-person audition or that you’ll need a PIN number to even begin the process? If not, check out this short video of tips we created to help you navigate the application process. To begin your application, visit