Thanks for your interest in Midwest Academy for Gifted Education.

All the information about our application process can be found by expanding one of the categories below. Please feel free to reach out to (312) 600-5571 or if you need any assistance. 

Please join us at our next Admissions Coffee at 10 AM on Sunday, October 6th, 2019.

Admissions Process (full time program)


Academic Attainment Qualifications:
130 or more in at least one category
IQ Qualifications:
130 or more in at least one category
Davidson Institute Young Scholars Proof of acceptance
NWEA MAP* 98% or above in at least one category
CPS SEES Classical Score** 98% or above in at least one category
CPS SEES RGC Score** 130 or above

Tuition and Fees

We are a tuition funded start-up at this time. Our costs are just a straight pass through of faculty, facility and other expense costs to the families.  

Please click here for our Tuition and Schedule.

Step 2. Fill out online application

Application deadline for priority enrollment for the 2019 school year has passed, however we have rolling admissions.

Step 3. Confirmation of application

Receive confirmation of application received within 48 business hours.

Step 4. Family interview

You will be contacted after we process your application. This will include interviews and an assessment.

Step 5. Offers or waitlist notification

The offers for admissions or notification of waitlist will be sent for the 2019-2020 academic school year on April 30, 2019. After this, we have rolling admission based on space.

Step 6. Enrollment contracts

The enrollment links will be sent to you by admissions if you are offered a seat. First term tuition and all enrollment forms except the list below are due on May 1st, 2019.

Additional documents are due by August 14, 2019:

  • Request a transcript from your child's previous school(s)

  • Health Examination Forms for the 2019 school year are due by August 14, 2019. You should request Health Forms or schedule appointments to get the following paperwork done on time, that must be from an exam no older than 1 year of October 1, 2019:

    • Dental health examination form from your dentist

    • State form for health xamination from your dentist

    • Vision examination form from optometrist or ophthalmologist

Step 7. What happens next?

  1. Class list mailed out July 10th, 2019

  2. Health examination forms for the 2019 school year are due by August 14, 2019.

  3. Submit a transcript from your child's previous school(s) and Health Forms

  4. Teacher Visits

    During the last 2 weeks before start of school, you have the option to have your teacher visit your student at home, for all grade levels, to ease the process of transitioning to a new school setting and for our teachers to have a chance to get to know your child. This is available to all students, including the part-time students.

  5. Back to school event: 1-3 PM, August 25th, 2019. Families may drop off supply items they wish to keep at school.


NOTICE Of NONDISCRIMINATORY POLICY AS TO STUDENTS: The Midwest Academy for Gifted Education (MAGE) admits students of any race, color, national, and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, and ethnic origin in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. 

Please click here for our full non-discrimination policy.



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