Applying to Disney Magnet

Disney students in grades K-8 are selected by lottery. Applications are taken annually, during the fall for the following school year. The window for application for admission to Disney for the 2016-2017school year is October 1, 2015 through December 11, 2015 (11:59 p.m.). DISNEY’S APPLICATION CODE NUMBER IS:8000DH.

Selection notifications will be mailed by CPS sometime in the Spring. Contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at (773) 553-2060 or oae@cps.edu for more information on the application process.

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

2016-2017 Tuition-Based Preschool Applications for new students.

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 2016-2017 for students in grades K-8 is October 1, 2015 through December 11, 2015 (11:59 p.m.).  Selection notifications will be mailed by CPS sometime in the Spring.

Application for the Tuition-Based Preschool are received at the school on an ongoing basis. The 2016-2017 application is now available. 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?

Two school tours are scheduled for prospective Disney families :

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

Preschool/Early Childhood Center (ECC) tours are offered every Monday morning at 9:00a.m.


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 2016-2017 school year will be $13,356. A two-week, non-refundable deposit of $670 must accompany the application, along with a copy of the parent’s photo ID. Applications submitted without the deposit will not be considered.




Disney Magnet Application Information