Catalyst Schools SY 2023-2024 Lottery Dates

Thank you for your interest in enrolling your child at our dynamic and loving school commmunities! We are hopeful that you will be able to join our incredible scholars, staff and families at Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria! The first step in the application process is to apply at this link:


The Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria lotteries for the 2023-2024 school year will be on the dates and times below:

Catalyst Circle Rock Kindergarten-8th Grade

5608 W. Washington Blvd. Chicago, IL 60644

Main Office– March 29, 2023 at 9:00 am

Catalyst Maria Kindergarten-8th Grade; 10th-12th grades

6727 S. California Ave. Chicago, IL, 60629

Auditorium Stage – March 28, 2023 at 9:00 am

The Catalyst lotteries are open to the public and will be monitored by an independent auditor. The deadline for inclusion in the Catalyst Circle Rock and Catalyst Maria 2019-2020 lotteries is March 26, 2023.

Catalyst is a public charter school open to all Chicago students.  We serve all students no matter what their race, ethnicity, ancestry, country of origin, language spoken, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, academic ability or need for special educations services.  We believe all children can learn and we take an individualized approach to each student’s development.

Applications can be completed online through the link below or at either Catalyst campus. 


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