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.
The annual Lane Tech open house will be held on Saturday, November 4th. The Academic Center open house is from 9-11 am, and is for students in 5th and 6th grade who are interested in attending our Academic Center. The high school open house is from 12:00-3:00 pm, and is for any student interested in attending Lane Tech high school. Interested students and parents will receive an informational booklet, sit for performances and a brief presentation from the principal, and will then go on a guided tour of the building where they can speak with teachers, counselors, coaches, parents, and other Lane Tech staff.
Parking in the Lane Tech lot is limited. Taking public transportation is encouraged.
A virtual open house is also posted here. We look forward to seeing you at Open House 2023!
Transferring to Lane Tech
Lane Tech is not accepting transfer applications for the 2024-25 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.