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Congratulations 8th Graders!

Selective Enrollment High School admissions results for 2014-2015 were mailed on week of February 21st 2014.  Click here to view all the 2014 feedback provided by 8th Grade parents.

Feedback from years past: 2013, 2012, 20112010

Happy Parents!
: "I wanted to let you know that my son scored 900 out of 900 – thanks to the great teaching : "I just wanted to let you know that my son got his scores back and he received a 300 on : "I just wanted to let you know that our daughter got into Whitney Young. She had a perfect entrance exam : "We are very excited and proud of our daughter. She was accepted to Walter Payton. The points she received on : "I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for the learning opportunity that my son experienced these past 8 : "Just letting you know that my daughter got accepted to Walter Payton. Thanks for all you do for the children. : "We received the scores today. Our daughter got a 300! Thanks so much for the course." : "Thanks for offering the class. My daughter got 300 out of 300 on the test and got her first choice." : "Our son says that his experience with the Instructor and the classes has been wonderful and he is still working : "I just wanted to share our son’s fantastic results – 300 points! My son has always been a good test : "Our daughter got into Walter Payton!" : "I just wanted to give you an update on my son. He scored an 888 on the Selective Enrollment Exam : "We received the scores today. Our daughter got a 300! Thanks so much for the course." : "Our son got into Whitney. We would recommend your class to anyone. Thank you for your help." : "We left no stone unturned and enrolled our son into SelectivePrep. Our son aced the Entrance Exam, scoring 300 out : "We just wanted to let you know that we received the admissions letter and our son was accepted at Whitney : "By the way, the class my daughter took helped her a lot. She did well – 276 out of 300 : "I would like to thank you and the SelectivePrep staff for all the work you put in with my daughter. : "Thanks for offering these clinics as part of the program. Our son has found them useful in deepening his understanding : "We received our son’s scores today and we are extremely proud of him and grateful to you for all of

8th Grade Program

SelectivePrep offers the only classroom programs in Chicago to help students prepare for the Selective Enrollment Entrance Exam. This test is one third of the score required for admissions to a Selective Enrollment High School.

Program Overview

With the SelectivePrep Program, students prepare for the Selective Enrollment Entrance Exam in a structured classroom setting with one of our expert instructors. These classes enable students to master the math and verbal topics on the exam. Students leave the course better equipped to face the admissions process and better prepared to succeed in high school. The SelectivePrep Program starts with a diagnostic test to pinpoint strengths and weaknesses. Students will have access to supplemental material so they can practice in areas where they need the most improvement. Students also take a practice test under test conditions just before they take "the real thing". The SelectivePrep Program:

  • Is offered on weekends at convenient locations or after school at local elementary schools
  • Includes both regular 8 week (2 hours per session) or intensive 4 week (4 hours per session) programs
  • Includes a Study Guide with extensive review material
  • Is divided between math and verbal sections
  • Does not use calculators to encourage students to think on their feet
  • Limits class size to twenty students

Click pdfhere83.35 KB to view or download a copy of the weekend schedule. Our after school classes will be under Register Now, 8th Grade Programs.

Program Syllabus

Session Topics Covered
Session 1 Diagnostic Test; Intro to Exam, Number Properties
Session 2 Decimals, Fractions and Mixed Numbers, Probability and Combinations, Reading Comprehension 1
Session 3 Percents, Ratios, Averages, Grammar 1
Session 4 Basic Algebra & Equations; Reading Comprehension 2
Session 5 Inequalities, Units of Measurement, Charts and Graphs, Grammar 2
Session 6 Geometry, Vocabulary Review
Session 7 Word Problems, Grammar 3
Session 8 Practice Test; Practice Test Review & Last Minute Tips

Click here to try some sample SelectivePrep Selective Enrollment Entrance Exam Program material.

Program Timing

SelectivePrep's Selective Enrollment Exam Program starts in September 2014.

Register for the Selective Enrollment Exam Program 

After School Classes

SelectivePrep conducts after school classes at elementary schools across Chicago. If you are interested in an after school class at your school, please contact us.

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