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About Us » Registration/Enrollment


Sayre Language Academy is a neighborhood magnet cluster school. All families living within our attendance boundaries may enroll immediately at any grade level K-8. Please check the CPS school locator to ensure you live within the Sayre attendance boundaries.


Families living outside our attendance area can enroll by applying to Sayre through CPS Options for Knowledge Process. Out-of-cycle (after December deadline) enrollment may be possible depending on available space. Please call (773) 534-3351 to learn more.

For questions and more information regarding K-8 enrollment, please contact our main office at (773) 534-3351 or email us at


Registration Windows

July 14th-July 24th,  8am-1pm

Aug 3rd- Aug 14th, 8am-1pm

Aug 24th-Aug 28th, 8am-1pm


2021-2022 Enrollment Procedures


Prekindergarten Enrollment Procedures

To enroll in Prekindergarten, all families apply through Chicago Early Learning process and should choose Sayre as their first school choice. Sayre has PreK classes for students who are 4-year olds on or before September 1st, 2021.


Kindergarten-8th grade Enrollment Procedures


To facilitate a safe and efficient enrollment process, please use the following directions:


Step 1:  Download and complete the registration packet at home: SLA Registration Forms.


Step 2:  Email completed registration forms and a scanned copy of the required documents listed below to
            ● Child’s Birth Certificate or passport
            ●Two proofs of current address (current utility bill, or other)
            ● Parent/Guardian Driver’s license or State ID

 When normal school operations resume, we may need to verify and copy all required documents for our records.


Step 3: Once documents have been received and verified, someone from the Sayre team will contact your via phone to complete enrollment for the 2021-2022 school year.


Step 4: Ensure that your child receives the necessary doctor's visits to complete medical forms.


Additional enrollment materials needed, due no later than Oct 15, 2021. All necessary forms can be found below.

❏ Proof of physical examination(1st time attending an Illinois school, Kdg, 1st and 6th graders

❏ Proof of immunizations 

❏ Proof of dental examination (K, 2nd and 6th grade)


Families who do not have capabilities to send documents by email, please email to set up an appointment for contactless registration.