Admitted Student Info


CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR INCOMING 9TH GRADE CLASS! Please read through all of the sections below and check back regularly for the most up-to-date information. 

Click here or the video below for a special welcome message!

Admitted Students

All First and Second Round offers have been made and the deadline for decisions has passed.


ChiArts Student & Parent Handbook

Academic Scope and Sequence 

Conservatory Overviews and Course Descriptions

High School Placement Test

High School Placement Testing will be taking place August 17th and 19th. Specific times and dates for each student have been emailed to families.  

Enrollment Fees

The enrollment fee of $300* is due during Summer Institute in August. This fee is for all students at each grade level. Payment plans and fee waivers are available and can be completed with the main office staff. Please call 773-534-9710 and follow the prompts for the main office with questions.

*Fee amount is subject to change.


Enrollment will take place exclusively online, and is to be completed prior to Summer Institute. Incomplete online registration will result in a delay in release of your student’s schedule. Links to enrollment forms have been sent out by the Admissions staff.

Online Registration Tutorial Video Resources:

Part 1-Set up and Introduction to Forms

Part 2-Introduction to Forms, Continued

If you have additional questions, please contact the admissions office by phone (773-534-9718) or email (

Summer Institute

August 25th-27th – Summer Institute is a mandatory 3-day orientation to prepare freshmen for ChiArts. These days traditionally run from 9am-4pm. Details will be sent out soon, but plan on attending these days on campus!  

If you have solid conflicts on any or all of the dates, please contact the admissions office by phone (773-534-9718) or email (

First Day of School

August 30th – Our calendar will align with the CPS school calendar. CPS has released their decision to have all students back on regular schedule in person. All students are required to wear masks regardless of vaccination status. All students are required to complete a health screening prior to entering the building. This will be sent out prior to the first day of Summer Institute. For more information, please visit the CPS website here

Experience Level Forms

Once you have accepted your seat at ChiArts, please complete the form below for your conservatory program. Answer each question as accurately as possible. (This survey is not required for Creative Writers.)

Important Documents for Enrollment