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

The annual Lane Tech open house will be held on Sunday, October 31st from 9 am – 1 pm. Interested students and parents will go on a guided tour of the building, receive an informational booklet, and be able to speak with teachers, counselors, coaches, and the Lane Tech administration.
We anticipate large crowds and require all guests to sign up for a 30 minute arrival time slot in order to keep guests safe and maintain social distance. Students interested in the Academic Center are encouraged to attend from 9-10 am. Entrance to the open house is limited to the prospective student and one guest. All guests must wear a mask for the duration of the event. Parking in the Lane Tech lot is limited. Taking public transportation is encouraged.


Click here
to sign up for Lane Tech Open House 2021. You will receive a confirmation email when you sign up. Additional information and instructions will be emailed on Friday, October 29th at 5 pm.

A virtual open house will be posted following our October 31st event. We look forward to seeing you at Open House 2021!

Transferring to Lane Tech

Please click here for information on transferring to Lane Tech.