A coeducational day school serving students JK-12

Admissions Process

Latin School of Chicago has three main entry points: junior kindergarten, grade 5 and grade 9. Please begin the process one year in advance of your anticipated start date.

Junior Kindergarten - Grade 4

Junior Kindergarten
Your child must be 4 years old by September 1 to enter. There are approximately 63 spaces available.

  • Apply online: Applications are due November 8, 2019 (October 1, 2019 for siblings and children of faculty and staff) 
     
  • Recommendation forms: Due January 6, 2020 (November 15, 2019, for siblings, faculty and staff children)
     
  • Financial Aid application: Due January 6, 2020 (January 1 for current Latin families)
     
  • Information Session/Tour: This is required for parents of JK applicants. Please complete a tour prior to the JK assessment/parent conference.
     
  • Revisit day for children accepted to JK - March 11, 2020
Senior Kindergarten - Grade 4
Space is based on attrition.

  • Apply online: applications are due April 10, 2020
     
  • Recommendation forms: Due April 10, 2020
     
  • Financial Aid application: Due January 6, 2020 (January 1 for current Latin families)
     
  • Information Session/Tour: Optional until space availability has been determined

Grades 5 - 8

Grade 5
Approximately 10 spaces available.
Grades 6-8
Space based on attrition.

  • Apply online: Application due November 8, 2019

  • Recommendation forms: Due January 6, 2020

  • ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) results must be received by January 6, 2020.

  • Financial Aid application: Due January 6, 2020. (January 1, 2020, for current Latin families)

  • Information Session (optional)

  • Shadow day/interview to be completed by January 6, 2020

Grades 9 - 12

Grade 9
Approximately 40-50 spaces available.
Grades 10-12
Space based on attrition.

  • Apply online: Application due November 8, 2019
     
  • Recommendation forms: Due January 6, 2020
     
  • ISEE (Independent School Entrance Exam) results must be received by January 6, 2020
     
  • Transcripts due: January 6, 2020
     
  • Financial Aid application: Due January 6, 2020 (January 1, 2020 for current Latin families)
     
  • Information Session (optional)
     
  • Interview/tour to be completed by January 6, 2020
     
  • Revisit days for student accepted to ninth grade: March 10 & 12, 2020

Notification Dates

March 6, 2020

Decisions sent electronically for completed applications to JK and grades 5-12 only

March 10 & 12, 2020

Revisit/Shadow days for students accepted to ninth grade

MARCH 11, 2020

Revisit day for children accepted to JK

March 16, 2020

Signed electronic enrollment contracts due by 9 a.m.

April 15, 2020

New family contracts become binding