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Selective Enrollment Options

District 65 offers two distinct academic programs and two magnet schools serving students in grades K-8. Click on the buttons below to learn more about our Two-Way Immersion Program (TWI), our African-Centered Curriculum Program (ACC), and our magnet schools, Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary & Fine Arts School.

The ACC program is framed by an African-Centered pedagogical theoretical framework

TWI develops strong literacy skills and language proficiency in English and Spanish

Join us at an Open House!

Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies
3701 Davis Street, Skokie, IL

  • February 7, 2024, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • February 21, 2024, 6:00-7:00 p.m.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary & Fine Arts School
2424 Lake Street, Evanston, IL

  • January 23, 2024, 6:30 p.m.
  • February 3, 2024, 6:30 p.m.
  • March 14, 2024, 6:30 p.m.

Current Student Lottery Application

Current students who would like to enter the lottery to attend either of the selective enrollment programs or one of the district's magnet schools should complete the Lottery Application. Lottery applications for our selective enrollment programs and magnet schools open on December 4, 2023, and close on March 22, 2024, for the 2024-2025 school year.