How to Apply (Kindergarten - 8th Grade)

Children applying for kindergarten must be five years old on or before September 1. Acceptance into kindergarten is dependent upon a developmental-readiness screening and a family interview. A non-refundable application fee of $150 per student and an original birth certificate must be submitted with the completed application.

For students in 1st–8th grade entry requires a review of the applicant’s records, an interview, and a screening along with the completed application and $150 non-refundable fee.

North Park Elementary School takes pride in providing quality education and extra-curricular activities at an affordable price to qualified students of any race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

Questions? Call Anne Zagotta at (773) 327-3144 x 135 or email

Application Checklist

  • The application deadline for K-8th grade is rolling.  

  • Application for Admission (Application is for both the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years.)

  • $150 Application Fee

  • Common Recommendation Form - Please print the form and have your child’s current teacher fill it out and return it directly to NPES.
  • Original Birth Certificate - The school will make a photo copy and promptly return the original to you.
  • Questionnaire - A Family Questionnaire is required prior to your scheduled play party and/or school visit.

Contact Us

North Park Elementary School 2017 W Montrose Chicago, Illinois 60618
Phone: 773.327.3144      Fax: 773.327.0331