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To become a student at Ray School:
  • Live within the boundaries of the school
  • Apply and be accepted to the Magnet Cluster Program
  • See Pre School information below

Click here to view what documents are required for admission.


If you live within the boundaries you may register your children by coming into the office and filling in the appropriate paperwork. You will need to bring with you:

  • 3 proof of residency items (Government documents, utility bills, etc.)
    Note: Apartment leases are not accepted as proof of residency for this process.
  • If the child is new to CPS you must bring an original birth certificate
  • If the child is transferring from another CPS school you will need the transfer documentation
  • At the start of the school year you will need to provide a physical exam record, proof of inoculations, and a dental exam record.

Magnet Cluster Program

Click here to read about admission through the Magnet Cluster Program (Also referred to as the "Options for Knowledge Program")

Pre-School Programs

  • The pre-school programs have their own enrollment process
  • Contact Jane Averill in room 413 or call 773-535-0954 for information
  • Click here for more information on the Pre Kindergarten programs
  • Applications for pre-school programs are available at the school

Age Requirement

Students must be 5 by September first to enroll in Kindergarten.