Southland College Prep HS 2024-2025 Lottery Page

  • Dear Parents and Students of Rich Township and District 227:

                All eighth grade graduates who currently reside within the attendance boundaries of Rich Township High School District 227 \'District 227") are eligible to attend Southland College Prep Charter High School ("Southland"), Southland is accepting application forms for Rich Township resident students who wish to enroll in Southland's Ninth Grade (9th Grade) Class for the 2024-2025 school year.

    Southland is a free public charter high school, with a college preparatory curriculum and school day that begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. This will be Southland's fifteenth freshman class.

    An application is attached for your convenience. Application forms are also available for printing at the top of this page. Each elementary school district that feeds into District 227 has received application forms for distribution to its 8th grade graduates in the Class of 2024. Finally, application forms are available at Southland College Prep, 4601 West Sauk Trail, Richton Park, Illinois 60471 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. each week day.

    Completed application forms can be mailed or dropped off between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. each week day at Southland College Prep Charter High School, 4601 West Sauk Trail, Richton Park, Illinois 60471. Completed application forms must be received at this location by Friday, March 1, 2024 at 10:00 p.m.

    Please note that 8th grade applicants with siblings currently attending Southland must also complete an application and submit it by Friday, March 1. 2024 at 10:00 p.m.

    If more applicants than the approximately 135 seats available to Rich Township resident students seek enrollment at Southland for the 2024-2025 school year, Southland will conduct a public lottery on Wednesday, March 13, 2024. Additional details regarding the lottery will be provided prior to March 13, 2024. This lottery will determine approximately 135 students who will be enrolled in Southland's incoming Ninth Grade Class. Admission to Southland is on a non-discriminatory basis with respect to color, race, national origin, religion, sex, and/or disability.

    There will be an Open House for parents and students on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Additional details regarding this Open House will be provided prior to February 13, 2024. Along with the other members of Southland's Board of Directors, I hope that you will consider taking advantage of the exciting educational option provided by Southland.

    Please click here for the Southland College Prep 2024-2025 Lottery Application.