Application Process

Polaris Charter Academy is currently accepting kindergarten through eighth grade student applications for the 2017-2018 school year.  Any student who lives with in the Chicago city limits is eligible to apply to Polaris Charter Academy regardless of race, ethnicity, language of origin,disabilities or living situation.  Enrollment is limited to 50 students per grade level.  If grades are fully enrolled, applicants will be placed on our waiting list in the event a current student transfers.

If your child is eligible to enroll at Polaris the following criteria will need to be met to complete enrollment:

–      Parents / guardians must provide a copy of the student(s) birth  certificate, proof of Chicago residency and completion of all enrollment forms

–      Parents / guardians must be committed to helping their child be successful at Polaris Charter Academy, which includes overseeing the completion of all homework assignments, getting their child to school on time everyday in uniform and helping their child adhere to Polaris Charter Academy rules and policies.

–      A non- refundable PCA activities fee of $200 will need to be paid within 30 days of enrolling.

Click here to download a Student Enrollment Application for School Year 2017-2018

The PCA lottery will take place at Polaris on Wednesday, March 15th 2017 at 9:00 a.m.

If you are interested in transferring to Polaris in the 2017-2018 school year or have questions regarding the application process, please contact Towanya Sandifer at 773-534-0820.