Sibling Application Period
Siblings are given priority for entering magnet schools. Paper applications must be submitted at the magnet school during the Sibling Application Period; this application is not part of the online lottery process. Parents should call the magnet school for office hours to hand in paper applications. The application period for the 2023-2024 school year begins September 20 and runs through October 28.
Who may apply during the Application Period for siblings?
Siblings of in-district students already enrolled in magnet schools may apply to the sibling's magnet schools. The entering student must meet the magnet school's eligibility requirements, if any, and live within the CPS district at the same address as the current student.
The sibling who is currently attending the magnet school must be in grades preschool to 5 (or, at AMIS, AWL, Roberts or Roselawn, to grade 7). This means if the sibling has left the magnet school when the applying sibling is entering, sibling priority will not be given.