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Prospective Parents


Enrollment in Decatur Classical School is by application and examination. Children entering Kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible to apply.

For more information regarding application and eligibility please visit http://cps.edu/AccessAndEnrollment/Pages/OAE.aspx

Application Process

Applications for the 2020-21 school year will be available to download or complete online through http://go.cps.edu/ starting October 10th and ending December 22nd. For more information on the online application process, please review the Frequently Asked Questions on the office of Access and Enrollment website or contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at (773) 553-2060.

Results & Admissions

Your child’s application notification letter will typically be mailed to your home at the end of March, to notify you whether or not your child received an offer from any of the schools to which you applied. For more information about when to expect results please check http://cps.edu/AccessAndEnrollment/Pages/OAE.aspx

School Tours for Prospective Families 

Prospective families are welcome to learn more about our school. 
See our Decatur FAQ sheet for general information about our school or email ehbeard@cps.edu with any questions. Due to COVID-19, we do not any have scheduled in-person School Tours at this time.
Click here for FAQ Sheet
To see highlights of our new annex click here.
For more Decatur Classical tour information, you can call (773) 534-2200.