DePaul College Prep
Saturday, December 5, 2020
DePaul College Prep
3300 N Campbell Ave.
Chicago, IL 60618

Online Pre-registration is required.
Registration opens on Friday, November 20th at

*there will be a $25 registration fee payable online at the time of registration

Students who intend to apply and attend DePaul Prep are strongly encouraged to take the Catholic High School Entrance Exam onsite at DePaul Prep.

**Students with learning plans must submit their 504/IEP by Tuesday, December 1st in order to receive accommodations on the day of the Entrance Exam. Please email your plans to our Learning Specialist, Ms. Elizabeth Underwood:

A completed application must also be submitted after a student takes the Entrance Exam. Applications for DePaul Prep Class of 2025 will be live at 8 AM on December 5th. Applications will be accessible via

95th - 99th percentile: $30,000 ($7,500/year)
90th - 94th percentile: $20,000 ($5,000/year)
80th - 89th percentile: $8,000 ($2,000/year)

Students must test at DePaul Prep
in order to be eligible for an Academic Scholarship

Incoming students who sit for the Entrance Exam at DePaul College Prep and achieve a high score are eligible to receive an academic scholarship. In the 2020-21 school year, over $200,000 in academic scholarships were awarded by DePaul Prep to high-scoring testers.

Students must meet eligibility criteria to receive their academic scholarships annually. DePaul Prep Academic Scholarships are awarded in addition to scholarships and aid provided by external scholarship organizations.

Deadline for incoming freshmen:
January 8, 2021

Prospective students wishing to receive financial aid at DePaul Prep upon acceptance for the 2020-2021 school year must complete a financial aid application before January 8. 

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We have added more tours!

In addition to the current tours, we have added an 8 AM time slot for those who were not able to secure a reservation for our existing tours.
Saturday Tours for 8th Graders

We have added an 8 AM tour on the following dates:

Saturday, October 17 
Saturday, October 24
Saturday, November 7
Saturday, November 14
Saturday, November 21

Tours are only open to 8th grade prospects at this time.
7th grade prospects will be invited to tour our campus Spring 2021.

No walk-ups will be allowed. 
Those wishing to tour the campus must sign-up at least 24 hours ahead of the tour date and time.
Schedule a Tour
Thanks to the generosity of a DePaul Prep freshman family who wanted to offer additional help at this critical time, we kick off October with a STEM match gift challenge! 

Between now and October 16, your gift will be MATCHED dollar for dollar! Our goal is to raise $50,000 to support teaching and learning in the important areas of science, technology, engineering, math and robotics at DePaul Prep. Your gift will help ensure that our students and teachers are equipped with the supplies they need for this challenging time of in-person and remote learning.

No donation is too small, and each gift will be matched dollar for dollar!

Your gift doubled can provide:

  • $1,500 -- provides a Swivl robot that connects to an iPad through a camera worn by teachers. Swivls provide audio & video for students who are remote learning and enables teachers to record classes. Help us secure Swivls for more DePaul Prep classrooms!
  • $1,000 -- Your gift of $1,000 will purchase an outdoor garden shed and equipment for the environmental sciences urban garden.
  • $750 -- supplies new Robotics Kits for the maker lab. Our students are exposed to modern digital technology to learn about Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science for college and career readiness.
  • $500 -- A gift of $500 provides a new microscope for the science labs. Help support our goal of purchasing 36 new microscopes! 
  • $250 -- help to purchase a Raspberry Pi Desktop Kit for computer science. Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer enabling students to explore computing, coding, networking and online security skills.
  • $100 -- A gift of $100 helps to buy three stock pots for botany students who will learn to make vegetable stock used as the base for soups all winter long.
  • $50 -- Our 3D Printers are a big hit in the maker labs! A $50 donation will purchase colored filament rolls to help make 3D printed objects in classes and in co-curricular activities.
  • $25 -- Labs can never have enough safety equipment! Help us to purchase new pairs of goggles, lab coats, gloves, and moveable storage containers for our science labs and maker labs.
Match your gift - Donate Now

All gifts made today through October 16th will be matched dollar for dollar.

Thank you for your contribution to the STEM Match Gift Challenge and for joining the many donors who are already proudly All In For DePaul Prep!

All contributions are 100% tax-deductible, and matching gift funds from employers are encouraged and accepted.
Zoom info sessions

We are pleased to host Admissions Info Sessions with the Admissions Team via Zoom every other Tuesday evening beginning in October. Prospective parents are invited to join us this fall for an introduction to the DePaul College Prep experience and Admissions process.

Admissions Info Sessions Dates
Each session is from 6-7 PM via Zoom. Attendees must sign-up ahead of time. Meeting link and instructions will be sent out prior to the session.

We have one remaining date in October:
Tuesday, October 20

Sign up for a Zoom Meeting!
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Make sure to follow DePaul Prep Admissions on Twitter & Instagram to see all the latest and greatest things happening at DePaul Prep!
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DePaul College Prep Admissions Office
Connect with us for any questions you have about DePaul College Prep:

Tom Kleinschmidt, Director of Admissions  |   (773) 423-5037

Mr. Dan Galante, Admissions Counselor  |   (773) 423-5015

Ms. Molly Oliver, Admissions Counselor   |   (773) 423-5014

Visit our 
School Calendar and Athletics Page to find out what's coming up like theater productions, winter camps, sporting events, and more!
Learn more about Admissions at DePaul Prep:
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