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Perspectives serves grades 6-12


Perspectives schools are
public and non-selective.

You can contact the Perspectives Enrollment office at any time. Simply, email enroll@pcsedu.org, or call  (773) 358-6141.

Perspectives has 5 schools located in three campuses. They are located in Chicago’s Southside neighborhoods of Bronzeville, South Loop, and now a new campus at 8522 S. Lafayette . Students must reside within Chicago’s city limits to enroll.

Drive Up Enrollment

Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy | Grades 7-12

3663 S. Wabash Ave.

Please look for a sign on 36th St. near the main entrance of the school.

Rodney D. Joslin Campus | Grades 6-12

1930 S. Archer Ave.

Please pull into the parking lot and park near the sign close to the main entrance.

Perspectives Leadership Campus | Grades 6-12

8522 S. Lafayette St.

Please pull into the parking lot and park near the sign close to the main entrance.


Proof of grades

Incoming 6-9th grade students:
Most recent report card

Incoming 10th – 12th grade students:
Current transcripts

Proof of guardianship

Student’s birth certificate

Legal guardianship documents (if applicable)

Proof of residency

Valid parent/guardian State ID or Driver’s License

Current bill (gas, light, phone, cable)

IEP/504 plan (if applicable)

All documents must be submitted at the time of enrollment. Enrollment holds the seat at the campus you choose, as long as seats are available. Seats are on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Instructional Fee

Instructional Fees are NOT tuition fees. Instructional fees cover monthly field studies, out-of-area trips, college tours, select after-school program, 8th + 12th grade graduation and luncheon tickets (for student), first school ID, locker padlock, first student planner, and more. Click here to pay school fees.

We are now part of GoCPS

All enrolling 9th graders in Chicago must apply through the new universal GoCPS enrollment system used by all public schools in Chicago. Therefore, all interested 9th graders must apply to a Perspectives high school via GoCPS.

We know you may have questions about GoCPS or about enrolling at Perspectives in general, which is why we’re here to help. You can send us an email at enroll@pcsedu.org or call (773) 358-6141 and we’ll respond to you as soon as possible.

Contact Us:

Due to COVID-19, all future Information Sessions will be hosted online.

We invite you to attend a virtual Information Session for one or more Perspectives campuses! Led by school leaders, our presentation will cover the enrollment process, academics, extracurricular activities, student expectations and more. 

We will host online Zoom Information Sessions at 10:30am. Please click the link below for the session you want to attend and complete the form. A link will be sent to you prior to the session.

Perspectives/IIT Math & Science Academy

Stay tuned for updated dates.

Perspectives Rodney D. Joslin Campus 

Stay tuned for updated dates.

Perspectives Leadership Campus 

Perspectives High School of Technology | Leadership Academy | Middle School

Serving Grades 6-12

Stay tuned for updated dates.