Thanks to all who attended our Annual Hidden Gems HS Fair!

“Hidden Gems” Public & Private Chicago High School Fair

Sunday, September 29, 2019, from 1-4pm

De La Salle Institute, 3434 S. Michigan Ave

Our 2019 event has passed, but mark your calendars for 9/27/20 to attend our 9th Annual Hidden Gems High School Fair.

View our 2019 participating schools & businesses


Knowing how to cast your net wide and increase your options is KEY to a successful Chicago high school search. Join Chicago School GPS as we bring together over 35 participating schools, each with unique qualities that you may not have known about prior to coming to our Hidden Gems Fair.  PLUS, students can get the straight scoop from peers at these high schools and learn how to stay ahead & focused with executive functioning tips while parents can learn about the various testing requirements, how to strategize the school search process and more by partaking in one of our many informative breakout sessions.  Join us for an afternoon designed to make your high school journey a successful one!

Doors open at 12:30pm (school tours available at 12:15pm). Program begins at 1pm with each high school sharing what’s makes them unique, and breakout sessions begin at 2:30pm.  Fair ends at 4pm.

Our invaluable workshop sessions offer insights for parents and students alike.

Middle School Parents and Students can learn:

  • Navigating the high school admissions process
  • Entrance test tips & strategies
  • Private school scholarships

Middle School Students can attend:

  • Peer to peer info session Q&A with current HS students
  • International Baccalaureate Programs Demystified
  • Executive Functioning skills for success

Thank You to our generous 2019 Major sponsors:
& our 2019 supporting sponsor

Special Thanks to our 2019 workshop presenters:
TestPrepChicago,  Chicago Home Tutor & Jack Kent Cooke Foundation