At the secondary level, CPS operates nine selective enrollment high schools. These are;
- Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy
- Jones College Prep High School
- King College Prep High School
- Lane Technical College Prep High School
- Robert Lindblom Math & Science Academy
- Northside College Preparatory High School
- Walter Payton College Prep
- Westinghouse High School
- Whitney Young Magnet High School
Selective Enrollment high schools work on a point system out of 900 points:,
- 300 points for the 7th grade standardized testing (ISAT)
- 300 points for the entrance exam (tested in vocabulary, literature, math)
- 300 points for 7th grade grades (A=75, B=50, C=25; D and below=0)
Competition is fierce, and many factors decide whether students are admitted or not:
- Ranking: Students are asked to rank their top 6 high schools—the higher a school is on the list, the higher the chance a high school will choose to admit a student
- Points from the point system mentioned above
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