Step 2: Visit Our Schools + Come to an Info Session

To decide on the schools you'd like to rank for your child, it’s important that you get to know our schools. Take advantage of these opportunities to visit, meet our staff, ask questions, and explore.


A Unit 4 staff member will show you around at any elementary school. Meet in the main office.

  • Tuesdays at 9 a.m. in February
  • Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. in February at Barkstall and Kenwood only (due to balanced calendar break)
  • Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. in March (Barkstall and Kenwood will not have tours March 14, 21, and 28 due to balanced calendar break)


Unit 4 administrators will provide details on the School of Choice process.

  • Tues. Jan. 23 at 6 p.m. at Stratton
  • Thurs. Feb. 15 at 6 p.m. at Kenwood


Tour our elementary and middle schools in the evening.

  • Tues. Feb. 6 from 6-8 p.m. at Barkstall, Carrie Busey, Dr. Howard, Garden Hills, Kenwood, and South Side
  • Thurs. Mar. 1 from 6-8 p.m. at Booker T. Washington, Bottenfield, International Prep Academy, Robeson, Stratton, and Westview
  • Tues. Apr. 17 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Edison Middle School
  • Wed. Apr. 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Jefferson Middle School
  • Thurs. Apr. 19 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Franklin STEAM Academy


Meet with Unit 4 staff informally to get answers to your questions.

  • March 1 and March 8 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. at Family Information Center, 1103 North Neil Street, Champaign

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