We’re providing a general list of useful Chicago Public School websites and free educational resources offered through Chicago Public Schools district.

***Please check with your child’s individual school as well, as they may subscribe to additional services and websites at the school level***

CPS Home : http://cps.edu/Pages/home.aspx

**********

CPS District Calendar: http://cps.edu/Pages/DistrictCalendar.aspx

**********

CPS Blog: http://blog.cps.edu/

**********

CPS Enrollment Process: https://go.cps.edu/

Information on how to apply to and enroll in a CPS school

**********

CPS Aspen Parent & Student Portal: https://aspen.cps.edu/aspen/logon.do

Parents and students can monitor academic performance and attendance online

**********

Naviance for CPS: https://cps.edu/Pages/naviance.aspx

Naviance is a software tool that enables students in grades 6 through 12 to conduct comprehensive college and career planning.

**********

Common Core Standards: http://cps.edu/commoncore/Pages/commoncore.aspx

The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) describe what students are expected to learn at every grade level in order to be prepared for success in college and careers. Adopted by 46 states, including Illinois, CCSS is designed to be relevant to the real world and help students succeed in a global economy.

*********

CPS Assessment information: http://cps.edu/SchoolData/Pages/Assessment.aspx

Learn about the various standardized tests CPS uses for assessments

**********

CPS SOAR Vitual Library: https://library.cps.edu/index.php?loc_id=1

The CPS SOAR Virtual Library provides a wealth of digital resources to support teaching and learning. These resources are available to all CPS students from home and school. The virtual library includes the:

  • SOAR library catalogs of the print and digital collections of almost 400 CPS schools
  • CPS Virtual Elementary and High School Libraries of 14,000 eBooks and eAudiobooks
  • Online databases with digital collections of reference, journal, magazine, and newspaper articles; video and audio clips; primary source documents; graphs, maps, and charts; and more
  • CPS Professional Virtual Library

*********

CPS Department of Arts Education- is committed to connecting students and their parents to arts learning opportunities across Chicagoland, both in and out of school. They also provide relevant resources to help interested students prepare for college and career opportunities in the arts.

Students and Parents