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General Information

Registration/enrollment is open every Tuesday from 8:30 to 11:30 am.

 
Registration for the Current School Year
 
Please note: For general admissions and transfers, Mather can only admit students who live within our attendance area, regardless of the elementary school attended.
 
***Please be aware that voluntary transfers from other CPS schools are only possible at the beginning of the school year and at the beginning of the second semester and then only for students who live within our attendance area.
 
Click the CPS School Locator link on the right to see if you live within Mather's attendance area. Once you are on the School Locator page, just enter your home address to see in which CPS school's attendance area you live.
 
The following documents are required for registration:
 
1.Complete the "Application for Enrollment" via the link at top left
2.Parent/guardian must meet with a Mather counselor. Bring the following to your appointment or one of the pre-arraigned, open registration times:
1.Gas or electric bill in parent/guardian's name, listing the current address
        • If unavailable, 3 pieces of mail showing current address will suffice
        • Mail that will be accepted: tax return, bank statement, government mail, voter registration (no junk mail)
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2.Illinois state ID or Driver's License in parent's name at the current address
3.Student's birth certificate
4.Copy of student's most recent standardized test scores (NWEA, Access etc.)
5.Most recent IEP (if applicable)
6.Transfer students must also provide (This DOES NOT apply to incoming freshman):
 
        • Unofficial transcript from the previous school
        • Letter of good standing from the previous school
        • Medical form from the previous school
 
***International students, please visit the page on the right for more information on what you need to complete before visiting the school.
 
Any questions regarding application to our selective enrollment programs should be directed to the contacts listed on those pages (see the links above or at right).
 
Any questions regarding general admissions registration should be directed to Ms. Khan in the Counseling Office. She may be reached by phone at (773) 534-2490 or via email at fakhan12@cps.edu.