Lake View IN PERSON Open House!

*****NEWLY ADDED!******

Saturday December 4th!  10am to 12:30pm

Self Paced Walk Through with access to Academic Leads, Culture, Sports and STEM Leadership!  Support with GoCPS and info on health services, DL and support programs.

The Reservation Link is:

Wildcat In-Person Reservation


We are so excited to share our Wildcat Pride to our potential future students!  Lake View can be your student's HOME to learn, dream, grow, build, and succeed!"  Whoever you hope to be, we are here to give you a voice, a path and a future!  

We will have a great overview of our STEM Program, AP offerings, Athletics, Clubs, Culture and Capstone Status.  But most importantly, you will learn how our students are the center of our Wildcat Experience.   Want VIP Status:  Click WILDCAT VIP to stay up to date on how to be a part of our Wildcat Community.


Students sitting on a brick wall in front of the school

Lake View High School is HOME!

From computer programming and biotechnology to photography and jazz, LVHS students have a multitude of options to explore interests and develop skills across disciplines. Courses at multiple levels, including Honors, AP and Dual Credit, combined with a wide range of extracurricular opportunities, ensure that students are prepared for future success in college, careers and beyond. 

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Attendance Area/Application Requirements:

Welcome parents and students! We are excited that you are interested in attending Lake View High School to continue your education. Important application deadlines for 2022-2023 School Year:

GROW Partnership:  If you attend Audubon, Bell, Blaine, Budlong, Burley, Chappell, Hamilton, Hawthorn, Inter-American, Jahn, Jamieson, McPherson, Nettlehorst, Ravenswood, or Waters Elementary then you get automatic acceptance into Lake View High School!

Students currently residing in Lake View’s Neighborhood Attendance area are automatically eligible for enrollment.  Lake View’s attendance area is determined by each student’s home address.*

If you are outside of our neighborhood, you still have an opportunity to apply!  Please see the GoCPS link below!

Guides to help you apply to CPS


*Note: Eighth grade students from any of the ​17 GROW elementary schools​ ​who apply to Lake View through GoCPS have a guaranteed path to admission, regardless of where they live. To learn more about the GROWCommunity initiative, click here.

Lake View neighborhood boundary map

[Lake View Neighborhood Boundaries]

Current 8th Grade Students

Current 8th grade students can apply to high school online or on paper through the GOCPS system.   To register in person, please bring the following documents with you:

  • Proof of current age (Documents can include, but are not limited to, any ONE of the documents listed below):
    • Child’s birth certificate
    • Child’s baptismal record
    • Passport
    • Court documents
    • Medical Records
  • Proof of current address (Documents can include, but are not limited to, any TWO of the documents listed below):
    • Current utility bill
    • Illinois driver’s license or State of Illinois identification card
    • Deed
    • Employee identification number
    • MediPlan/Medicaid card
    • Court documents
    • Illinois Department of Public Aid Card
    • Stamped United States Post Office change of address form
    • Illinois state aid check/social security check

High School Transfers

Complete all components of the application and attach all required documents (including information from your child's school counselor). Completed applications and supporting documents should be submitted to the LVHS Main Office for consideration. (LVHS Main Office summer hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-2:00pm.)

Required Supporting Documents:

  • Most recent standardized test results
  • Final 8th grade report card (incoming 9th graders) / Official high school transcript (incoming 10th-12th graders)
  • Individualized Education Plan (IEP) and/or 504 plan (if applicable)
  • ACCESS Test Scores (if ELL Student)
  • Official Behavior/Discipline report
  • Current medical records

Please contact the LVHS main office with any questions.
Phone: 773-534-5440

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