How To Enroll

Important Announcements

We're now accepting K–12 applications for the upcoming 2017–2018 school year.

Enrollment is limited to just 680 students for the upcoming school year. If the number of applications received by 5:00 PM (CT) on Friday, May 5, 2017 exceeds the total number of seats available by grade level and/or the entire school, we will conduct a lottery to determine initial seat offers. If a lottery is required, it will be held on Friday, June 2, 2017.

To be eligible for the lottery, you only need to complete the online application below.

Families awarded a seat offer will have two weeks to become fully compliant and approved. Every student/family who submits an application during the open enrollment period will be notified upon completion of the lottery with next steps and if they are offered a seat or being placed on a wait-list.

Eligibility Requirements

Please ensure you meet the following eligibility requirements for enrolling in the Chicago Virtual Charter School before completing the enrollment process:

  • Currently reside within the Chicago city limits
  • For kindergartners, students must be five years old by September 1, 2017 in order to enroll.

Apply Today!

To apply, complete this online application form, or you can get a paper application form by visiting us at our location at:

Chicago Virtual Charter School
38 South Peoria Street
Chicago, Illinois 60607

Thanks for your interest in Chicago Virtual Charter School. We look forward to you and your family joining our school community soon.

Questions? Call toll free 866.612.1451

Discrimination Policy

Chicago Charter Public School acknowledges its ethical and statutory responsibility to afford equal treatment and equal opportunity to all persons, and thus complies with all applicable laws and directives which promulgate nondiscrimination and equality of opportunity. In keeping with the spirit and letter of the law, Chicago Charter Public School prohibits discrimination against its employees, students, and applicants based on race, gender, religion, age, national ancestry of origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, sources of income, military discharge status, or other impermissible reason; sexual harassment is also prohibited. Chicago Charter Public School admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other school-administered programs. Chicago Charter Public School also bars retaliation against an employee, students, or applicant who files a complaint of discrimination against the administration and/or faculty members. Optional data will only be used for statistical purposes.