Andrew Carnegie Elementary School

Andrew Carnegie is both a regional gifted center and a community school renowned for its academic achievements. In collaboration with the Woodlawn Children's Promise Community and the University of Chicago, Carnegie offers an extensive array of tutoring and social services to families within the Carnegie Community.

 

Program Application Requirements

Key:

  • GPA: All GPA requirements apply to students applying for grades 5-9. K-4 programs have NO GPA requirements.
  • Selection by Point: Refer to HS Scoring Rubrics and ES Scoring Rubrics on the GoCPS Resource pages for specific point breakdown.
  • Queue Priorities: Check the HS Explore and ES Explore sections on the GoCPS website for detailed priority information.
  • HS Admissions Exam Minimum: Minimum percentage required for applicant consideration in the Selections process.

CARNEGIE - Selective Enrollment - Regional Gifted Center Overview Application and Selection Details Previous Application Cycle Data Grades Served: 1, 2, 3, 4

All applicants for this program must take an entrance exam. The Regional Gifted Center exam assesses reasoning skills, focusing on abstract concept formation and problem-solving using new information.

Additional Screening: Admissions Exam

Selection Type: Descending Point Score based on Academic Criteria

Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A

Queue Priorities: General Notes: Carnegie is gradually introducing its Gifted program, adding one grade level each year until serving grades K-8.

Number of Applicants: 47

Number of offers: 14

CARNEGIE - Selective Enrollment - Regional Gifted Center Overview Application and Selection Details Previous Application Cycle Data Grades Served: 5, 6

Applicants for this program must have a 3.0 GPA to qualify for the entrance exam. The Regional Gifted Center exam assesses reasoning skills, focusing on abstract concept formation and problem-solving using new information.

Additional Screening: Admissions Exam

Selection Type: Descending Point Score based on Academic Criteria

Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0

Queue Priorities: General

Number of Applicants: 24

Number of offers: 6

CARNEGIE - Selective Enrollment - Regional Gifted Center Overview Application and Selection Details Previous Application Cycle Data Grades Served: K

All applicants for this program must take an entrance exam. The Regional Gifted Center exam assesses reasoning skills, focusing on abstract concept formation and problem-solving using new information.

Additional Screening: Admissions Exam

Selection Type: Descending Point Score based on Academic Criteria

Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A

Queue Priorities: General Tier Notes: Socio-economic tier distribution is only applicable at the kindergarten level.

Number of Applicants: 125

Number of offers: 20

CARNEGIE - Open Enrollment - General Education Overview Application and Selection Details Previous Application Cycle Data Grades Served: K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Students within the attendance area are guaranteed enrollment and need not submit an application. However, students outside the attendance area, including current Pre-K students, must apply. Selection is made through a random computerized lottery.

Additional Screening: None

Selection Type: Random Computerized Lottery

Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A

Queue Priorities:

  • Sibling Preference
  • Staff Preference
  • General Notes: Staff Preference is applicable only at the kindergarten level. A maximum of 2 seats can be filled through Staff Preference.

Number of Applicants: 64

Number of offers: 50

CARNEGIE - Magnet Cluster - IB Middle Years Programme Overview Application and Selection Details Previous Application Cycle Data Grades Served: 6, 7, 8

Students within the attendance area are guaranteed enrollment and need not submit an application. However, students outside the attendance area must apply. Selection is made through a random computerized lottery.

Additional Screening: None

Selection Type: Random Computerized Lottery

Minimum GPA Requirement: N/A

Queue Priorities:

  • Sibling Preference
  • General

Number of Applicants: 32

Number of offers: N/A

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