Admissions

About South Loop Elementary School

Admissions | New Students

South Loop School is a diverse school in the heart of Chicago’s South Loop. South Loop serves families within the neighborhood boundaries and throughout the city of Chicago through its Regional Gifted Center, Fine Arts Magnet Cluster Program, Early Childhood Center, and Community School.

Students who live within the school’s attendance boundary can enroll automatically and do not have to apply. See below for documents required for registration.

Students who live outside the attendance boundary must submit a Standard Elementary Schools application between October and December. Available seats, if any, are filled via computerized lottery. Priority is given to applicants with a sibling who is currently enrolled in the school in grade K-7, and who will remain enrolled in the school for the coming school year.

Kindergarten - 8th Grade, Neighborhood Enrollment

Registration Information

Early registration is recommended so the administration can adequately plan for teacher assignments. Registration must be in person and opens the first Monday in April.

WHERE TO REGISTER

Registration is at the Main Office ONLY
1212 South Plymouth Court
8:00am – 3:00pm
Monday thru Friday, except Chicago Public Schools holidays

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR REGISTRATION:

Applicants must show all of the following as a proof of residency:
Parent or guardian’s Illinois Driver’s License or State I.D.
Original Lease/Mortgage
Two original utility bills (gas, electric, water – not cell phone) (or)
One original utility bill and original voter’s registration form
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
Passport
Court documents

Medical and dental records:
The following must be provided during registration or as soon as they are available to you.
Medical with up-to-date immunizations
Eye exam
Dental exam

OPEN HOUSES / SCHOOL TOURS

No Open Houses/Tours Currently Scheduled

NEIGHBORHOOD BOUNDARIES

REQUIRED FORMS

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CPS Enrollment Form
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Eye Examination Report
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Dental Form
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Child Health Examination Form

Optional Forms

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Racial Ethnic Survey
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HLS - CPS Home Language Survey