No. Test scores are not considered during the admissions process.
The average classroom size across the network is approximately 20 students.
No. All Urban Prep students are responsible for their own transportation to and from school. Most rely on public transportation for travel.
Yes. Urban Prep determines admission based on a random lottery process with no evaluation of test scores, grades or special needs.
No. Students are strongly encouraged to attend either a neighborhood or private school for deficient credit retrieval.
Yes, core courses will be accepted and all others will be taken into consideration.
No. Urban Prep is a tuition-free school. Each campus charges a student fee paid annually (once per year).
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Currently, we do not host Shadow Days. Prospective students interested in learning more about the curriculum and programs are encouraged to attend an Information Session. Please contact Urban Prep for additional details.
Families interested in transferring a student from another high school are encouraged to complete and submit the 2016-17 transfer application found below. Students enrolling in Urban Prep must be Chicago residents and must remain so throughout their enrollment.
For more information, please contact Mr. Krishaun Branch, Fellow/Office of Admissions via email or by telephone at (312)276-0259, Ext 1131.
Interested in learning more about Urban Prep and the enrollment process?
Information Sessions are designed to provide prospective students and their families with details about Urban Prep's college-preparatory curriculum, student programs and activities, and admissions process.
To request an appearance, please provide the following information and click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page. If you have questions, please email Jessie Mack. While receipt of your request will be acknowledged within 48 hours, please allow up to two weeks for a decision on the request to be made. Thank you.
form on: http://www.urbanprep.org/appearance-request