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 Round offers were made on April 30th. Decisions are due no later than 11:59pm on May 14th.

All Second Round offers will be made on June 16th. Decisions are due no later than 11:59pm on June 25th.

CPS Office of Access and Enrollment will be notifying families that offers are available by phone and email. The ChiArts Admissions office will be following up with phone calls, emails, and mailed postcards. It is imperative that you check the email address used to register for the GoCPS Application, as this will be the only information we have to contact you. You will be given the opportunity to update your contact information with us directly.  

Family Visit Night

We will be hosting 2 Virtual Family Visit Night events for students and families. Due to the ongoing pandemic, we are unable to have guests in the building, so this is your opportunity to get to know us better and ask any questions you may have. Please register for an event below. 

Virtual Family Visit Night Registration  


ChiArts Student & Parent Handbook

Academic Scope and Sequence 

Conservatory Overviews and Course Descriptions

High School Placement Test

High School Placement Testing dates will be determined by administrative staff. More information will be shared by Admissions staff as it becomes available. 

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 as much as possible by July 1st. Incomplete online registration will result in a delay in release of your student’s schedule. Links to enrollment forms will be sent out by the Admissions staff after June 4th.

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. Decisions have not yet been made on whether SI will take place in person or remotely. More information will be shared by Admissions staff as it becomes available.   

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 not yet announced whether classes will resume in person, remotely, or in the current hybrid model, but we will continue to follow CPS guidelines. More information will be shared by Admissions staff as it becomes available.

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. 

Important Documents for Enrollment