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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!
: "My daughter received her results. She got 300 points. She scored 99 in each of the four categories. She got : "Thanks again for all of your help and just so you know our daughter thought her Instructor was excellent and : "My son got into Northside Prep! Thank you!!!!" : "I just wanted to let you know that my son got his scores back and he received a 300 on : "Our daughter was accepted to Lane Tech High School for the fall. This was her first choice. We feel the : "Just letting you know that my daughter got accepted to Walter Payton. Thanks for all you do for the children. : "First of all… your program is great." : "I am so happy to tell you that we just got an envelope and our son is accepted to Jones! : "My daughter took the course recently and got her test results back last Saturday. She got a 300 out of : "Thanks again for all of your help and just so you know our daughter thought her Instructor was excellent and : "I would like to thank you and the SelectivePrep staff for all the work you put in with my daughter. : "I just wanted to report that our daughter got three 99’s on the test for a perfect 300. We are : "My daughter and step son were accepted into their first choice – Northside." : "Thank you for your support and follow-up. We are pleased to advise you that our son scored 300 out of : "Just a quick note to let you know that I really appreciate all the feedback, assistance and e-mails that our : "We received the scores today. Our daughter got a 300! Thanks so much for the course." : "My daughters both attended the SelectivePrep program and both got into Whitney Young. We were very happy with the program : "I wanted to let you know that my son scored 900 out of 900 – thanks to the great teaching : "I am pleased to announce that my son has accepted an offer to attend Lane Tech this fall. He is : "We received the scores today. Our daughter got a 300! Thanks so much for the course."

8th Grade Program

Register NOW: Our LAST classes to prepare for the Selective Enrollment Entrance Exam start on Saturday, November 15, 2014!

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
  • Includes a Diagnostic Test to pinpoint student strengths/weaknesses
  • 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
  • Provides regular communication to parents on student progress

Click pdfhere146.07 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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