HIGH SCHOOL POWERPOINT PRESENTATION FROM

Report
CANTY
8th Grade
High School
Information Night
September 11, 2014
****Our Feeder High School****
• Steinmetz is our home-school
 IB
 ROTC
 AVID
High School Overview
(specific details are subject to change
year to year….)
• Information Packet:
Outlines most common schools
Provides websites and phone #s
Due dates
It serves as a GUIDE; parents are
urged to participate in research with
students
• Reminders on-line and announcements
in homerooms & loud speaker
throughout the fall
• Individual student discussions in the fall
(before applying) and in the Spring to
discuss decision.
• Each 8th grade student will be receiving a
high school guide.
Eligibility Letters
• Each student received an eligibility letter
that contains:
-7th Grade test scores and final grades
- list of programs they are eligible to apply for
• Contains PIN number
• Eligibility Letters for non-CPS students will
be mailed to their homes after the student
takes the NWEA MAP.
Apply On-line
• https://apply.cps.edu/
• Submit applications online for magnet,
magnet cluster schools, Selective
Enrollment, CTE-College/Career
Academies, International Baccalaureate,
and Military Academies.
• Application begins October 1, 2014 and
ends December 12, 2014.
Most Common Schools applied to…
• Selective Enrollment**
• Lincoln Park - IB, Double Honors, and
Arts
• Von Steuben – Lottery or Scholars
• Chicago Academy – Lottery
• Charter Schools- attend info session
• Taft - IB, ROTC, AVID
Selective Enrollment
Office of Academic Enhancement (773) 553-2060
www.selectiveenrollment.org
www.cpsmagnet.org
• There are 9 Selective Enrollment High Schools:
 Lane Tech.**
 Northside Prep
 Payton
 Whitney Young
 Brooks
-Lindblom
-Jones
-Westinghouse
-Martin Luther King Jr.
• 1 application may go to 6 Selective Enrollment
Schools
• On-line*******************************************
• The Selective Enrollment High Schools selection
process is based on a point system. Once a student
has taken the entrance exam, the Office of
Academic Enhancement compiles three categories of
performance data to create an overall point total,
with a maximum of 900.
**Also explained in packet**
The categories consists of:
1) The Entrance Exam (worth 33 1/3% or 300
points)
2) 7th grade reading and math NWEA/MAP
test results (worth 33 1/3% or 300 points)
3) 7th grade reading, math, science and social
studies GRADES (worth 33 1/3% or 300
points)
On-line scheduling
• Schedule your own appointments or exam
sessions.
• Must schedule two weeks prior to the date
needed. First come first serve.
• Selective Enrollment Exams-If taken in Oct./Nov. results are given in 3
weeks.
-After November get results in February.
Selective Enrollment High
Schools…
 Application can be found online at
www.CPSOAE.org
 ****Due to OAE by December 12th [NO LATER]
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Information is computer generated
If paper copy, it must be filled out & signed by parent
On-Line is best for parents and students
There is a tool on this website to calculate what score
you will need on the exam
 Students may get invited to the entrance exam only
if they apply by the deadline and meet the criteria
Criteria to take the Exam
• Must have application in by due date
• DECEMBER 12th/to Canty by NOVEMBER 25th
• Must have a minimum of 24% in both
Reading and Math. For Special Education
students must score a combination of at least
48%
(example: 28 in reading and 20 in math or
vice versa)
Selective Enrollment Point
Calculation Tool
• http://cpsmagnet.org/apps/pages/index.jsp?uR
EC_ID=72696&type=d&termREC_ID=&pREC_I
D=200840
• **Calculator not up yet- will be by October 1st**
• Can Google CPS Calculator
 Enter in 7th Grades and NWEA/MAP
percentages
** For now can use the scoring rubric in packet as
a guide***
PLEASE DO NOT PUT ALL YOUR
EGGS IN ONE BASKET
Last Comments!
• High School Fair
- Date/Location is TBD - Late October/early
November
• Steinmetz will come to Canty to register our
students
• You must apply somewhere – Canty is
requesting a minimum of 5 schools.
Five places
to find information
• Chooseyourfuture.org
• www.cpsoae.org
• www.cps.edu -under high school
• www.cantyschool.org
• http://www.newschoolsnow.org/
**Do not wait until last minute!
• APPLICATION FOR
CANTY DUE
NOVEMBER 26th

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