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.

  • African-Centered Curriculum (ACC) The ACC program is framed by an African-Centered pedagogical theoretical framework
  • Two-Way Immersion (TWI) TWI develops strong literacy skills and language proficiency in English and Spanish
  • Dr. Bessie Rhodes School of Global Studies
  • Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary & Fine Arts School

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. The application will be open from December 6, 2021, through March 18, 2022, for the 2022-2023 school year.

  • Lottery Application Register your CURRENT Student for a Selective Enrollment or Magnet School Lottery Seat