Admissions/School Tour

Interested in attending U-High? While the application for 2022-2023 is now closed, you can learn more about the process here.

GUIDELINES

Class Size: Each freshman class is comprised of approximately 150-160 students. Interested upperclass students are also encouraged to apply.

Academic Ability: U-High accepts students at varying academic levels, and does not seek to enroll only high-performing or gifted students.

Socio-Economic Levels: Students are selected from various socio-economic levels.

The admissions process for the 2022-2023 will open in January 2023. If you are thinking of applying to U-High, here’s what you need to know for admittance for the 2023-2024 school year.

  1. Prospective Student Open House – Currently scheduled for Wednesday, February 1, 2023.
  2. Shadow Another Student for a Day – Contact the Main Office for more details.
  3. Complete an Application during the Application Period – TBD. We offer an online application that allows you to upload all necessary documentation.

    Click on the application link at the top of this page. If you have technology limitations and would prefer a paper application, we offer paper applications in our Main Office.

    You will need to submit your student’s grades and test scores (middles school for freshmen applicants; high school for upperclass applicants); a discipline report/letter; and the required two short answer essays.

Questions can be directed to our Principal, Andrea Markert at acmarke@ilstu.edu.