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GoCPS Parent Letter 082917.docx

http://go.cps.edu/

GoCPS is the platform that allows families to apply to nearly every CPS school and program using one site, one application, and one deadline.GoCPS allows families to learn, research, explore, and apply to nearly every CPS school and program through one online platform. Whether you are a current CPS family or new to the District, GoCPS is the gateway to finding the right school for you.

 
Updates from Go CPS

1. Below are the approved timeline dates for the GoCPS application process for ninth graders.

  • First-round results released: March 29
  • Deadline to accept or decline first-round offers: April 12
  • First-round waitlist process opens: April 17
  • Second round application process opens: April 29
  • Second round application deadline: May 6
  • Second-round results released: May 31
  • Deadline to accept or decline second-round offers: June 7
  • Second-round waitlist process opens: June 12

2. If  students who enrolled at HSA AFTER the December 14th GoCPS deadline, these students will need to apply in the second round. They can open their online GoCPS accounts when the second round opens. ALSO, if the students enrolled from outside CPS and do not have NWEA MAP scores, please administer the NWEA MAP to them before the close of the winter NWEA MAP testing window on January 25th. (Note that these students will not be able to apply to Selective Enrollment schools, because the SEHS testing will have concluded by that time.)

3. Students who took the Selective Enrollment exam in October received their test scores via U.S. mail before the December 14th application deadline. Students who test(ed) on any other date will receive their test scores on March 29th, when the application results are released.

Activating your account now, you will be able to:

  • Create a username and password

  • Create your primary parent/guardian profile

  • Create profiles for each high school student in your family

  • Link student data records for current CPS students to the profile

  • View the programs your student(s) are eligible to apply to

  • Verify that student records are accurate, and request updates and corrections

  • “Favorite” top programs you are considering for applications in October

To begin the account activation process, visit this page: http://go.cps.edu/#/activate

Activation Codes

In order to activate your account, you will need to use the Activation Code from a letter sent home with your student at the end of the school year. If you have misplaced or did not receive this code, please contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from a telephone number on your student’s CPS student information file to have it reissued. The OAE call center is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Activation Codes will also be included with the Eligibility Letters that will be distributed to students at school in September 2017.

Application Advice

No matter who is activating the account, be sure to enter the name and address of the parent/guardian with whom the student resides. The address for this parent/guardian will be the address that is used for determining tiers, proximity boundaries, and attendance and overlay boundaries.

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Need Help?

If you have any questions about the activation process, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Ya está disponible para activacion su aplicación  GoCPS High School

Es el momento de dar el siguiente paso para el proceso de aplicar para la segundaria con la aplicación de su cuenta GoCPS.  GoCPS es la nueva forma sobre la red del distrito de las escuelas públicas de Chicago y hace el proceso de aplicar más simple y transparente para todas la familias.

Aplicaciones no comienzan hasta el 2 de octubre, activando su cuenta ahora, va a poder:

  • Crear  nombre de usuario y una contraseña

  • Crear su  perfil principal de padre / tutor

  • Crear perfiles para cada estudiante de secundaria en su familia

  • Vincular datos de registro de sus estudiantes actuales en CPS a sus perfiles, creado por usted

  • Ver los programas que su(s) estudiante(s) tiene derecha a solicitar

  • Verificar los datos de registro sean exactos y solicitar actualizaciones y correcciones

  • Agregar programas favoritos en “Favorite” que ustedes estan considerando para aplicar en octubre

Para empezar el proceso de activación de su cuenta, visite la pagina:  http://go.cps.edu/#/activate

Códigos de Activación

Para activar su cuenta, deberá usar el Código de activación mandado con su estudiante en una carta al fin del año escolar.Si usted ha extraviado o no recibió este código, por favor comuníquese con la Oficina de Acceso y Inscripción al 773-553-2060.  El centro de llamadas de la OAE está abierto de las 8 am a las 5 p.m. De lunes a viernes.

Los Códigos de Activación también serán incluidos con las Cartas de Elegibilidad que serán distribuidas a los estudiantes en la escuela en septiembre de 2017..

Consejos de aplicación

No importa quién está activando la cuenta, asegúrese de ingresar el nombre y la dirección del padre / tutor con quien reside el estudiante. La dirección para este padre / tutor será la dirección que se usa para determinar niveles, límites de proximidad y límites de asistencia y superposición.

Navegadores para la Página Web (como entrar a GoCPS)

GoCPS está optimizado para usar los navegadores de la red  en Chrome y Safari. Es recomendo usar uno de estos para acceder al sitio.

Necesita Ayuda

Si tiene alguna pregunta sobre el proceso de activación, comuníquese con la Oficina de Acceso y Inscripción al 773-553-2060 de las 8 am a las 5 p.m. De lunes a viernes.

gocps@cps.edu

Attached is a letter form our Assistant Principal of Academics Dr. Hicks

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