Admissions Calendar

We are thrilled that you are interested in joining the Bernard Zell community. To ensure you don't miss any important steps in the admissions process, please find below key deadlines, notifications and event dates for the 2021-2022 admissions season. If you have questions about our calendar, please contact the Office of Admissions at or 773.572.1236.
August 31, 2020
Applications are live
November 10, 2020 
Admissions Virtual Open House
November 15, 2020
Sibling and faculty applications due
December 4, 2020
Nursery, JK and SK applications due for non-sibling and and non-faculty applicants 
(rolling applications accepted)
December 31, 2020
Tuition assistance application and supporting documentation due
January 10, 2021
Required recommendation forms due 
February 12, 2021
Nursery notification via email
March 1, 2021
Applications for Grades 1 - 7 requested, with accompanying materials
March 5, 2021
JK and SK notification via email
March - Summer 2021
First through seventh grade admissions decisions; rolling