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Lincoln Park High School Attendance Area Registrations *NEW DATES ADDED as of 8/20/18*

Registration for Attendance Area Students will take place August 22nd and 23rd and August 27th and 28th. See the links for times available Check into the freshman building office upon arrival on the 22nd and 23rd and into the Main Building office on the 27th and 28th. Please see the attached letter for more information about the documents needed for enrollment and about making an appointment for enrollment.

August 20, 2018

At this time we are setting up appointments to enroll students who live within the attendance area of Lincoln Park High School. The first step in the enrollment process is verification of residency within the Lincoln Park High School Attendance Area. You can check if your address is within the LPHS attendance area at: Once that is confirmed, registration can proceed. To prepare for this step, you must collect the appropriate documents. Following this letter, you will find a list of the documents that must be presented at registration. Please read this letter closely as it should answer most of your questions.

Registration for incoming attendance area students for the 2018-2019 School year will take place on August 22nd and 23rd and August 27th and 28th. Appointments will be in the Freshman Building on the 22nd and 23rd and in the main building on the 27th and 28th. See the links for available times. In order to reserve a time, please click on the reserve button below

For August 22nd and August 23rd, click below

For August 27th and 28th, click below

For registration to proceed, we require the student’s legal guardian and the student (if possible) to be in attendance. If the student is not able to come to the registration appointment, please talk with the student beforehand to find out which World Language they would like to study (Spanish, French, Arabic, or Mandarin), which elective they would like to study (Art, General Music/Music History, Band, Orchestra, Choir, or Computer Science), and which Physical Education option (Physical Education or JROTC) they would want to pursue. Anyone who arrives without the appropriate information, documentation, and an appointment; or who does not reside with the attendance area, will be turned away. Documents needed for registration are found following this letter.

If you cannot attend one of these days, there will be additional enrollment dates at the beginning of the school year.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Thanks, and we will see you soon!


Christopher Merle

Lincoln Park High School Counseling Department Chair

Registration Policy

Lincoln Park is both a neighborhood high school with attendance boundaries as well as a school with magnet programs (International Baccalaureate Program, Double Honors/Advanced Placement Program, and Performing Arts Program). The magnet programs admit students from outside the neighborhood attendance area through applications submitted during a student’s eighth grade year.

To enroll at Lincoln Park High School, students/parents must present:

  • Three forms of appropriate address verification (see below).

  • All IDs must be in parent/guardian’s name with the current address.

  • Student’s most recent grades, NWEA and/or other 8th grade test scores.

  • Original copy of the student’s birth certificate.

Address Verification may include:

Gas, electric, or land-line telephone bills, Illinois Department of Public Aid Card, official Chicago Housing Authority lease (with student’s name listed on it), medical card, mortgage or property tax statement.

Note: Enrollment/Admission will be delayed until appropriate identifying information is presented, NO EXCEPTIONS.

School Location and Boundaries

Lincoln Park High School is located at Armitage (2000 North) and Orchard (two blocks east of Halsted – 700 West). It is six blocks east of the Brown Line and is served by many bus routes.

For the most recent updates, an address check/school locator is available, click below