South Loop Elementary is excited to offer 2 preschool options for School Year 2020-2021:
The Tuition Based Preschool program provides:
How to Apply for Tuition Based Preschool
Step 1: Visit the school’s webpage to gain a better understanding of the school and its program.
Step 2: Download and complete an application for SY20-21.
Step 3: Submit an application directly to South Loop School by email or fax.
Once a placement is offered, a non-refundable deposit of $700 must be paid using the Illinois E-Pay system which can be found here:
Families paying monthly will still use Smart Tuition once they have paid their deposit via the ePay site. In order to use the E-Pay system current parents will need your child’s CPS ID. If you are new to CPS or cannot locate your child’s CPS ID, please contact Ms. Chandler at ejchandler @cps.edy for help.
This deposit is non-refundable. At the time of a placement offer, the deposit amount will be credited to the annual tuition balance.
Chicago Early Learn vision is to provide universal access to full day pre-school, ensuring there is available quality pre-k for every four-year-old in their community and comprehensive support for parents and guardians.
Step 1: All early childhood children in the City of Chicago must apply for preschool through Chicago Early Learning or by calling the Family Hotline at 312-229-1690 and completing the online application. No students will be allowed to enroll in a CPS preschool program without completing the online universal preschool application.
Step 2: Families are notified via email by CEL which states their preliminary placement offer or waitlist status.
Step 3: Families that have been “offered” a placement must confirm the information submitted on the application by completing the document verification process (Age, Income & Residency) at their ‘offered’ school.
Step 4 (optional) For families that need a longer school day, South Loop School offers a fee based after school program through our partner, Youth Guidance. The program runs the length of the school year. Operating 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Registration and payment required. This option is only offered at South Loop School.
WHERE TO REGISTER
Registration is at the Middle School Building Only
1601 S Dearborn Street
Monday -Friday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:
Applicants must show all of the following as a proof of residency at the time of registration:
Parent or guardian’s Illinois Driver’s License or State I.D.
Two original utility bills in the name of the parent/guardian registering(gas, electric, water – not cell phone) (or)
One original utility bill and original voter’s registration form or bank statement
One of the following as a proof of child’s age:
Kindergarten enrollees must be 5 on or before September 1 of the upcoming school year.
Child’s original birth certificate
Child’s baptismal record
Medical, eye and dental records:
The following must be provided during registration or as soon as they are available to you. A
Medical with up-to-date immunizations
Medical Compliance Resources: