Southland College Prep HS 2019-2020 Lottery Page
Dear Parents and Students of District 227:
All eighth grade graduates who currently reside in 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 District 227 students who wish to enroll in Southland’s Ninth Grade (9th Grade) Class for the 2020-2021 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 4:45 p.m. This will be Southland’s eleventh freshman class. Southland will serve students in Grades 9 to 12 with a school size of approximately 580 students.
An application is attached for your convenience. Application forms are also available for printing on Southland’s website (scphs.org). Each elementary school district that feeds into District 227 has received application forms for distribution to its 8th grade graduates in the Class of 2020. 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 Monday, March 2, 2020 at 10:00 p.m. Please note that 8th grade graduate applicants with siblings currently attending Southland must also complete an application and submit it by Monday, March 2, 2020 at 10:00 p.m.
If more applicants than the approximately 158 seats available to District 227 students seek enrollment at Southland for the 2020-2021 school year, Southland will conduct a public lottery at Southland College Prep Charter High School, located at 4601 West Sauk Trail, Richton Park, on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. This lottery will determine approximately 158 students who will be enrolled in Southland’s incoming Ninth Grade Class. Admission to Southland is on a non-discriminatory basis with respect to race, ethnicity, disability, and religious preference.
Parents and students can attend our Open House on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The address is 4601 West Sauk Trail, Richton Park.
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.