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Admissions

Who is GCE?

“This was the best choice that I ever made … This school provides challenges and experiences that would amaze you and make you want to come to school.”

Admissions Deadlines

Applications

GCE’s online application form will be available on Friday, September 21, 2018.

Applicants are due on Monday, January 7, 2019.

Financial Aid

Financial aid applications are due February 11, 2019.

Decisions

Official admissions decisions and financial aid awards will be sent on March 1, 2019.

Folowing March 1, 2019, applications will be accepted on a rolling basis as space and financial aid dollars permit. An admissions decision and aid decision will be returned within three weeks.

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September 2018

Thursday
27

Join us on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. at an open house for prospective students at the GCE Lab School in Lincoln Park, Chicago. All are welcome!  GCE Lab School is an independent private high school in Lincoln Park, Chicago that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative and caring learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences designed to connect academic coursework with real world context. 50% of our students receive scholarships, ensuring a diverse school that unites students…

September 27, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
GCE Lab School, 1535 North Dayton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60642
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October 2018

Wednesday
17

Join us for breakfast as we welcome our field experience (FE) partners to express our appreciation for the awesome opportunities they give our students. FEs, field trips on steroids that emphasize our city as a classroom model, are part of what makes GCE special, and we want to thank you for participating! We'll be serving breakfast, hearing from students about their favorite FEs, and discovering the network of inspiring partners across the city. Breakfast starts at 7:30am, and a short…

community day
October 17, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am CDT
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November 2018

Saturday
10

Join us for a high school open house like no other. At GCE, students learn in a totally unique, project-based environment that allows them to truly experience the learning. What does that look like, you ask? We're hosting you this fall to find out by immersing yourself in the global citizenship experience. GCE Lab School is an independent private high school in Lincoln Park, Chicago that cultivates global citizens in a collaborative learning environment. Our model delivers hands-on educational experiences…

November 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
GCE Lab School, 1535 North Dayton Street
Chicago, Illinois 60642
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GCE Lab School admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, financial assistance program, or athletic and other school-administered programs.

WE RESERVE THE RIGHT to stop the admissions process and/or NOT to admit an applicant if we determine that we cannot responsibly and/or ethically serve the applicant/student and/or family.