Registration and Enrollment
All students need to register at their home high school's Student Services Department.
Home High Schools
Buffalo Grove High School 1100 W. Dundee Road, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089 (847) 718-4022
Elk Grove High School 500 W. Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove, IL 60007 (847) 718-4422
John Hersey High School 1900 E. Thomas St., Arlington Heights, IL 60004 (847) 718-4822
Prospect High School 801 W. Kensington Road, Mount Prospect, IL 60056 (847) 718-5222
Rolling Meadows High School 2901 W. Central Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 (847) 718-5622
Wheeling High School 900 S. Elmhurst Road, Wheeling, IL 60090 (847) 718-7022
Once a potential Newcomer Student completes the registration forms at their home high school the form will need to be taken to The Newcomer Center located at 2121 South Goebbert Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 - Building A Door #5.
Monday through Friday - 7:30 am - 3:30 pm while school is in session
Monday - Thursday - 7:00 am - 4:00 pm during the summer
The Newcomer staff will then review transcripts and administer diagnostic and placement assessments to ensure that each student will have an appropriate program of instruction. Each student will receive instruction in English, math, social studies, PE/health and reading. The overall purpose of the program is to accelerate English language acquisition.