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The deadline for students to initiate a Jones transfer application was April 16, 2021.

The application is no longer available for the 2021-2022 school year.

 
IMPORTANT: Completed applications (which include the school official and teacher recommendations) must be received by 5:00 PM on April 23, 2021. If we do not have all the required parts of the application by the deadline, then your application will be incomplete and will not be considered for admission. 
 
Minimum Requirements for Online Application Acceptance is contingent upon available space, a transfer applicant's academic history, and successful completion of the current school year. Due to the volume of transfer requests, combined with the few openings available, the school is very limited as to the number of students it can accept.
 
General requirements to transfer to Jones College Prep:
    • 3.0 unweighted GPA and demonstrated success in a rigorous curriculum 
    • Very good attendance 
    • No suspensions or major disciplinary infractions 
    • Be in good standing at your current school
    • Exemplifies the Jones College Prep mission statement and Grad-at-Grad values
 
Application Process
 
Understand the process of what happens to a student's application once it's submitted. This visual representation shows step-by-step how the application is processed and what students/families can expect.
 
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We strongly recommend that students identify two teachers (1 - Math or Science Teacher and 1 - English or Social Science Teacher) and 1 - School Official (principal, assistant principal, counselor, or a person that has access to their test scores and other important documents) prior to submitting the online application. Ask your preferred teachers and school official if they are willing to write a recommendation on your behalf before submitting their email.
 
Checklist
Below are all the things a student should have before starting the application.
 
Student Information
      • CPS student ID# (Not required for Non-CPS students)
      • Student address
      • Student phone number
      • Student email address (If you're transferring from another CPS school, please use that email address)
      • Current High School
      • Write Essay (300-400 words, discuss a life experience that has prepared you to be a successful student at Jones College Prep)
 
Parent Information
      • List one parent/guardian
      • Parent Address
      • Parent email address 
 
Recommendation Contacts
      • English or Social Science Teacher (full name, title, school name, and email address [very important])
      • Math or Science Teacher (full name, title, school name, and email address [very important])
      • School Official (full name, title, school name, and email address [very important])
        • A school official is a counselor, dean, administrator (principal or assistant principal), or other school officials at your current school. The selected individual would have access to your GPA, Class Rank, Behavior Information, attendance, and able to upload documents (standardized test scores, attendance reports, and disciplinary reports)

 

Required Information by Individual

Student   English or Social Science Teacher   Math or Science Teacher   School Official
  • Student Information
  • Parent Information
  • Essay (300-400 words)
  • English or Social Science Teacher contact information
  • Math or Science Teacher contact information
  • School official contact information
 
 
  • Student Information based on the instructional email they receive
  • Student Code (available within the instructional email)*
  • What course they teach
  • Rating on 12 categories
  • Describe the student’s academic and personal characteristics in your classroom
 
  • Student Information based on the instructional email they receive
  • Student Code (available within the instructional email)*
  • What course they teach
  • Rating on 12 categories
  • Describe the student’s academic and personal characteristics in your classroom
 
  • Student Information based on the instructional email they receive
  • Student Code (available within the instructional email)*
  • GPA, Class Rank, and how many students in the class
  • Discipline behavior
  • Attendance
  • Supporting documents (standardized test scores, attendance reports, and disciplinary reports
  • Transcript, current schedule, grade report
  • IEP/504 (if applicable)
  • Category Ratings
 
*Very important
The deadline for students to initiate a Jones transfer application was April 16, 2021.
The application is no longer available for the 2021-2022 school year.