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 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.
Virtual Open House
Virtual Open House will launch at 9:00 a.m. on October 24, 2020 at lanetech.org/virtualopenhouse. Please take a virtual tour, listen to a welcome from Principal Tennison, and learn more about all that Lane has to offer!
Transferring to Lane Tech
Lane is not accepting transfer applications for the 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 school year. Please check the website in May of 2021 to find out if Lane will be accepting transfer applications for the 2021-2022 school year.