Choose Neighborhood. Choose Lake View.

Why wait for a school to choose you? Instead, consider making a choice of your own. As a neighborhood school, LVHS is committed to delivering a high school experience that embraces diversity, fosters curiosity and cultivates a strong sense of community for all students.

Students sitting on a brick wall in front of the school

The Choice Is Lake View High School.

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 2021-2022 School Year:

  • [Date TBA] Application Account Activation Opens
  • [Date TBA] Application Period Begins
  • [Date TBA] Application Period Ends

Guides to help you apply to CPS

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.*

*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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