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Note: We are not accepting any new or transfer applications for the 2017-2018 school year. Please follow the guidelines for the 2018-2019 school year.

Apply today for the Freshmen Magnet Science or Scholars Program

Deadline: December 22, 2017

SCHOOL YEAR 2017-2018

For those parents and eighth grade students interested in the 2018-2019 school year, you have several opportunities to learn more about the solid academic programs that Von Steuben Metropolitan Science Center offers each of its students:
  • If we're at your high school fair, step up to the table and introduce yourself to the representative(s).
  • Attend our Open House on Saturday, November 4, 2017 (see attached flyer).
  • Attend an academic or athletic event to better understand the Von Steuben community.

To apply to Von Steuben's Magnet Science Program, you must have a 24th percentile or higher for NWEA math and reading.

To apply to Von Steuben’s Scholars Program, you must meet the following criteria:

Application Diagram

To Apply:

  • Activate your account at go.cps.edu.
  • Application deadline: December 22, 2017.
  • If you qualify and are applying to the Scholars Program, please go to the Scholars page at vonsteuben.org/scholars.
  • For Scholar applicants: Supplementary materials must be submitted online at https://tinyurl.com/Von2018
  • Deadline for Scholars supplemental materials is December 22nd, 2017.
  • Instruction video and essay exemplars can be found under Scholars.
  • Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
  • Please e-mail the Admissions Coordinator, Ms. Escobar, at cjescobar1@cps.edu if you have any questions.
  • Office of Access and Enrollment can be reached at (773) 553-2060.