The instructional program in these schools is accelerated and highly structured for strong academic achievement in literature, mathematics, language arts, world language, and the humanities. The classical schools begin with full-day kindergarten and continue through the sixth grade, with the exception of Skinner, which continues through the eighth grade. There are five classical schools (Decatur, McDade, Poe, Skinner North and Skinner West). Testing is required.
None. Students across the city may apply.
For more information, visit the website for the Office of Access and Enrollment at www.cpsoae.org .