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Apply to an Acero High School
 

Acero high schools are committed to both academic preparation and graduate success. We do so through a dynamic high school environment deeply entrenched in fostering a college-going culture.

 

GoCPS Round 1 is now open for the 2021-22 School Year!

Acero Schools participates in GoCPS administered by Chicago Public Schools (CPS) for high school enrollment. You may learn more about GoCPS by visiting go.cps.edu for additional details regarding this process. The GoCPS Round 1 application for the 2021-22 school year is open through Dec. 11, 2020.

 

Click below to view the open house schedules for Acero high schools:
Garcia HS Fall 2020 Virtual Open House Schedule
Soto HS Fall 2020 Virtual Open House Schedule

 

Please feel free to contact our high school enrollment staff directly for more information about enrollment or transfers:

Acero Campus Enrollment Staff Member Cell Phone Number
Cruz Elizabeth Pulido 312.342.4657
Garcia, Soto Ivette Esparza 312.282.5231

 

You may also visit any Acero high school for assistance with completing the application process. Please call ahead to your preferred school to set up an application appointment with social distancing and sanitization guidelines in practice. Click here for a directory of school addresses and phone numbers.

 

 

 

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Find answers below to "High School Application– FAQs"

 

How do I apply for my freshman year?

Students apply for high school through the GoCPS process. The details of this process can be found on the GoCPS website. GoCPS is now open through Dec. 11, 2020 for the upcoming 2021-22 school year!

 

 

Please find a detailed application guide for GoCPS below.

 

English click here.

Spanish click here.

 

How do I apply for my sophomore, junior or senior year?

Families interested in grades 10-12 may apply by reaching out to their preferred high school or by contacting the enrollment staff listed at the top of this page.

 

What are the requirements to attend an Acero high school?

Applicants must reside in the City of Chicago. If a student is found to be admitted using a false address, this could result in disenrollment. Otherwise, there are no admission requirements and students are seated through a student selection and lottery process administered by GoCPS.

 

How does the GoCPS process work?

CPS has provided a resource page to provide more information on the GoCPS process: Resources

 

When will I find out if I was seated at an Acero high school?

A release date for GoCPS Round 1 results has not yet been announced by CPS. Check go.cps.edu for further updates.

 

Can I schedule a tour to visit a high school I’m interested in?

Not at this moment. We strongly encourage you to explore the school you are interested in via their website, social media channels, and YouTube videos. Please find our respective high school links below.

 

Where can I find out more information about Acero’s high schools?

For more information about Cruz, Garcia and Soto, we encourage you to explore their school websites, Facebook pages, and informational Youtube videos using the links below.

 

  Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz K-12 School
_(312) 455-5440

 

  Mjr. Hector P. García M.D. High School
_(773) 579-3480
 
  Victoria Soto High School
_(312) 455-5446
 
 

I have more questions about the GoCPS or transfer process.

If you have any further questions, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 (press “3” when prompted) from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, or email gocps@cps.edu.

 

I have more questions about Acero high schools.

Please reach out to the high school you are interested in directly. For any additional questions, you may reach Acero Schools Central office at (312) 637-3900 or our designated enrollment staff:

 

Acero Campus Enrollment Staff Member Cell Phone Number
Cruz Elizabeth Pulido 312.342.4657
Garcia, Soto Ivette Esparza 312.282.5231