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How to Apply

Spotlight_CPSPreschoolersRTLClick the photo above to visit the Chicago Public Schools Ready to Learn website.  Here you will find information regarding RTL program locations, parent resources and an application you can download.

Beginning Monday, July 6th sites will be available for Spot Placement.  Spot Placement is available for families who did not complete an application during the Spring Application period.

Spot Placement Locations:
Colman, 4655 S. Dearborn  9:00am – 5:00pm

Loop, 42 W. Madison 9:00am – 5:00pm

Hall Mall, 4638 W. Diversey Ave., 8:00am – 5:00pm

Extended Hours: All locations above will be open on Wednesdays until 7:00pm for July & August

The following documents are necessary to complete an application;

Proof of child’s age – birth certificate, passport, state- issued medical card

Proof of Residency – State ID/Driver’s License, Utility Bill, Mortgage Statement/Lease Agreement, Voter Registration Card, State-Issued Medical Card

Proof of Income – Current Pay Stub, W-2, 1040, SSI, TANF, Disability, Retirement/Pension, Unemployment, Workers’ Compensation, Child Support, Alimony, Bank Statement, Income Verification Form, STLS