What is Chicago Gifted Program ?
Chicago Gifted Program (CGP) offers a multitude of options for educational needs of children who are gifted. Chicago Public School (CPS) system hosts almost 500 schools with five specialty schools which are gifted, classical, magnet cluster, magnet and charter. Of these the last three consider admissions through computerized lottery system. To get into classical schools and regional gifted centers (RGC) though, there are admission tests and are grouped under ‘Selective Enrollment Elementary School’ (SEES) category. SEES are offered through CPS’s Options for Knowledge program and managed by OAE (Office of Access and Enrollment).