Admissions

Incoming Freshmen

Lane Tech College Prep High School is a selective admissions school whose student body is chosen through a formula, which incorporates standardized test scores, academic grades, and the results of the entrance exam. Each year approximately 1,200 freshmen are selected from more than 13,000 applicants. Students are encouraged to work with their elementary school counselor throughout the application process.

Lane Tech does not offer shadow days for prospective students or incoming freshmen. For information about the history of our school, visit the pages under “About us.” For information about our academic offerings, visit our Curriculum Page or Digital Course Catalog.

Click here to apply to Lane Tech. All students must apply through the GoCPS website
Click here for additional information on the selective enrollment process

Test Dates

Test dates are listed on the www.go.cps.edu website.

Students must sign up for a test date at www.go.cps.edu.  Walk-ins will not be eligible to take the exam.

Open House

Parents and students who would like more information about attending Lane Tech are invited to our annual Open House. Parents and guests do not need to register to attend Open House. At Open House, you will have the opportunity to listen to the principal speak, go on a guided tour of the building, receive an informational booklet, and be able to speak with teachers and counselors from all departments.

Open House is Sunday, November 24, 2019 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am for sixth grade students who are interested in the Academic Center (LTAC), and 12:00-3:00 pm for students who wish to attend high school at Lane Tech.

For additional information contact Tara Johnson at tecarroll@cps.edu.

Transferring to Lane Tech

Lane is not accepting transfer applications for the 2019-2020 school year.   Admission is only available to current sixth grade and eighth-grade students who tested into Lane Tech and the Lane Tech Academic Center through the selective enrollment process.  Students who are already in high school are not eligible for admission to Lane Tech for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year. Please check the website in May of 2020 to find out if Lane will be accepting transfer applications for the 2020-2021 school year.