How do I apply to a North Lawndale College Prep campus?

North Lawndale College Prep (NLCP) is one high school in two campuses, and is open to all Chicago families and students. Students and families who are interested applying should click here to either apply online or download an application to apply on paper click here .

North Lawndale College Prep Enrollment Facts:

  • There is no tuition fee to attend.
  • No entrance exams are required.
  • North Lawndale College Prep is open to all students, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, or disability status.
  • Students are accepted to our campuses via a fair, random lottery, which ensures all students have an equal opportunity to enroll at the campuses of their parents’ or guardians’ choosing.
  • For more information, please call (773) 542-6766.


Please mail or drop off all applications to any of our two campuses:


Collins Campus

1313 S. Sacramento Blvd

Chicago, IL 60623


Christiana Campus

1615 S. Christiana Ave

Chicago, IL 60623


Does NLCP only accept certain students? How can I enroll my child in a NLCP School?

NLCP believes that all students should be prepared for success in college, the workplace, and life. We firmly believe that the background of our students is not the determining factor in how far they will go in life. That said, all NLCP schools are tuition-free open enrollment, college preparatory public schools. Students must be Chicago residents and are accepted regardless of background or academic record via a student lottery held in February.


Transfer Admissions Process

Transfer students should submit an application with current transcript to start the admissions process. Transfer candidates must have enough credits for the grade for which they are seeking admission. Apply online or submit a paper application via hand delivery, mail delivery, fax or email.

Transfer Student: Application Download: English: click here
Transfer Student: Online Application: English: click here

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