• Welcome to Lab!

    Please take a few moments to explore our website and learn about The University of Chicago Laboratory Schools’ rich academic and extracurricular offerings, our distinct approach to education, our diverse student body, and our unique relationship to the University of Chicago.

    We hope that you will consider The Laboratory Schools for your child. Every applicant family will receive personal attention, including a meeting with an admissions representative, a tour of the schools, and an opportunity for your child to interact with students and faculty.

    If you have any questions about Lab or the application process, please email us at or call the Admissions Office at 773-702-9451.

    We look forward to meeting you and your family.


    The Admissions Team

Admissions News

  • The 2015-16 Admissions Season

    Posted July 3, 2014

    Dear Families:

    The Laboratory Schools are now accepting applications to Nursery 3 for the 2015-2016 academic year. The application window is from August 1, 2014-September 30, 2014. Applications to 9th grade for the 2015-2016 year will be available on September 1. All applications are online, and accessible via this website. Other grades have limited enrollment based on student attrition, but families are encouraged to join Lab's Interest Pool. Please use the "apply" link to your upper left and navigate to your grade level of interest!

In keeping with its long-standing traditions and policies, the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools considers students for admissions on the basis of individual merit and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, disability or any other protected class under the law in its admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, educational policies, and other administered programs.

Contact Admissions

Phone: 773-702-9451
Fax: 773-702-1520