Enrollment in Decatur Classical School is by application and examination. Children entering Kindergarten through sixth grade are eligible to apply.

For more information regarding application and eligibility please visit

Application Process

Applications for the 2017-2018 school year will be available to download or complete online at the Office of Access and Enrollment website ( typically starting October 1st and ending mid-December. For more information on the online application process, please review the Frequently Asked Questions on their website or contact the Office of Access and Enrollment at (773) 553-2060.

Results & Admissions

Your child’s application notification letter will typically be mailed to your home at the end of March, to notify you whether or not your child received an offer from any of the schools to which you applied. For more information about when to expect results please check

Prospective Parent Walk-Through

Tours of the school for parents of prospective students are held in the fall. There are usually 2 sessions, one in October and one in November. Please check the Events section of our website for precise tour dates in the fall.

The Walk-Thru will consists of a presentation by the principal, a questions & answer session and a guided tour. Reservations are not necessary. This is an adult only event.

PLEASE NOTE: We are unable to accommodate requests for private tours throughout the school year.  The October and November dates will be the ONLY opportunities to see the school during the school year so please plan accordingly.

For more information, you can call (773) 553-2060.

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