Applying to Disney Magnet

Disney students are selected by CPS lottery. There are separate proximity and sibling lotteries. Applications are taken annually, during the fall for the following school year.

For more information please visit the CPS Office of Access and Enrollment.

2015-2016 Tuition-Based Preschool Applications for new and returning students.

Preschool Application FAQ:s: (Click on the question to reveal the answer)

1] How do I Apply To Disney?

The window for application for admission for the 2015-2016 school year was October 1, 2014 through December 12, 2014, and is now closed.  Selection notifications will be mailed by CPS no later than March 20, 2015.

Application for the Tuition-Based Preschool are received at the school on an ongoing basis. We still have limited openings for the 2015-16 school year.

You must go to a registration site to apply for the Ready to Learn half-day preschool program. For questions and application information please call the hotline at 312-229-1690.

2] When can I tour Disney?

Preschool tours are offered Monday morning at 9:30am.


3] Does Tuition Based Preschool replace Disney's Ready to Learn preschool program?

The Tuition Based Preschool, a full day program, is in addition to our Ready to Learn, half-day preschool program.

4] What is the cost of Tuition Based Preschool?

Tuition for new students for the 2015-2016 school year will be $12,765, exclusive of meals. Meals may be purchased at the school or brought from home. A two-week, non-refundable deposit of $670 must accompany this application, along with a copy of the parent’s photo ID. Applications submitted without the deposit will not be considered.

Disney Magnet Application Information