CPS Online Waitlist System

IMPORTANT WAITLIST NOTICE FOR OUR FAMILIES:

Due to the school closure, the Online Waitlist System for SY20-21 will be turned on after school resumes.

Please email Kathy Sampson and she will provide you with your child's waitlist positions.

Please be sure to read the 
Waitlist and Transfers section of our website, as this contains important information about the waitlist process and explains why waitlist positions may change. ‚Ä®Please also read our Transfer Policy Clarification page.

Prior to every summer, there are changes to waitlist positions at some schools and in some grades, please read the the Waitlist and Transfers section of our website in order to understand why waitlist positions may change. 

Learn more about CPS waitlists and the structuring of waitlists >>

Please note that waitlists do change occasionally, and we suggest all families who are on waitlists to read about CPS waitlists and the structuring of waitlists.

Three-Year-Old Programs
Please email Kathy Sampson for information regarding your child's positions on the waitlists for the Three-Year-Old Programs (Tobin Montessori three-year-olds and four-year-olds, Fletcher Maynard Academy Scholar College, and Special Start).

Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten
All new Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten families who participated in the January 2020 Lottery and all current CPS Junior Kindergarten families who renewed their waitlist positions for Kindergarten in September 2020, please email Kathy Sampson for your child’s waitlist positions.

For Junior Kindergarten and Kindergarten families who register their children from February 1 onward, your waitlist status will be available later in the spring. These waitlists will continue to be updated with all transfer requests and new-to-CPS registrations. Please send an email to Kathy Sampson to inquire about your child’s waitlist positions.

Grades 1 – 5
For all grades 1-5 families, including new-to-CPS registrants who registered from January 2, 2020 and onward, the grades 1-5 waitlists for September 2020 will be available by April 1. These waitlists will continue to be updated with all transfer requests and new-to-CPS registrations. You may email Kathy Sampson to inquire about your child’s waitlist positions.

After April 30, 2020, transfer requests and new-to-CPS registrations for grades JK-5 that are completed at the SRC will be added to the waitlists continuously throughout the rest of the spring, summer, and fall. Please allow three weeks for processing and updating the data between when you file your new transfer request or when you complete your new grades 1-5 registration with the SRC before you request information regarding your child’s waitlist positions.

Grades 6 – 8
There are no waitlists for grades 6 – 8. Please review the information about registering for grades 6 – 8 and about the CPS Upper School Transfer Lottery.

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