NWEA MAP for Non-CPS Students for 2018-2019 School Year
The application period for all students for the 2018-2019 school year will begin on October 2, 2017, and will end on December 15, 2017.
For the 2018-2019 school year, the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) will utilize the Northwestern Evaluation Association Measures of Academic Progress (NWEA MAP) for the eligibility/selection process for students applying to Selective Enrollment Elementary Schools and high schools with academic requirements including, but not limited to, CTE-College and Career Academies, IB High Schools, Magnet High Schools, and Military Academies, and Selective Enrollment High Schools.
Instructions based on your child's grade and the program(s) for which you are applying for the 2018-2019 school year can be found in the NWEA Action Grid.
For students who did not attend a CPS school during the 2016-2017 school year, are not currently enrolled at a CPS school, and will be applying to any of the aforementioned schools for grades 5-9 for the 2018-2019 school year, the NWEA MAP will be offered free of charge at multiple locations around the city.
Students who attended a CPS school during the 2016-2017 school year have already taken the NWEA MAP, and do not have to take any action at this time.
In order for students to be scheduled to test in September, the registration form must be received by the Office of Access and Enrollment no later than September 1, 2017.
In order for students to be scheduled to test in October, the registration form must be received by the Office of Access and Enrollment no later than October 2, 2017.
You are STRONGLY encouraged to register your child to take the NWEA MAP in September or October.
The registration form, parent letter, and additional information can be found via the link below. Also below, you can access a list of Frequently Asked Questions regarding this process. Should you have additional questions, contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at 773-553-2060 or firstname.lastname@example.org.