Address: 2001 N Orchard St, Chicago, IL 60614
Contacts: Drama Program: Ross Frellick |
Instrumental & Choral Music Programs: Jacob Fjare |
Visual Arts Program: Beth Drake |
Program(s) offered: Music – Voice and Instrumental, Drama, Visual Arts
School Type: Neighborhood

Lincoln Park High School is a neighborhood high school that offers magnet programs in theatre, music, and visual arts. 

SY2021-22 Informational Sessions: TBD

To Apply: Please visit GoCPS to apply to Lincoln Park High School. 

Additional Information: Please see the Magnet Programs page of Lincoln Park High School’s website for more details on audition requirements for each program, including how to submit materials. Please note: all audition materials must be submitted digitally.


The Drama Program at LPHS gives students the opportunity to study drama and acting for four years within the context of a college preparatory curriculum. Drama I includes the study of public speaking, oral interpretation of classical literature, improvisation, and the study of classic American plays. Drama II studies history of the theater (both Western and non-Western) and acting techniques and schools. Drama III and IV study production, directing, and theater management.

Music – Voice and Instrumental

The Instrumental Music and Vocal Music Programs at LPHS reflect a long tradition of music excellence and achievement within the context of a college preparatory curriculum. The Band, Orchestra, and Vocal Music groups have received the highest ratings in both city and state competitions over the past decade. The curriculum is designed to permit the serious music student the opportunity to, and challenge of, advancing through a fully-articulated four-year program.

Visual Arts

LPHS’s Visual Arts program, now available as a magnet program, teaches students to develop as independent artists through a variety of course offerings, including Mixed Media, Drawing & Painting, Sculpture, Graphic Design, Digital Photography, IB Visual Arts, AP Studio Art, 2D Design, 3D Design and/or Drawing. Students in 11th and 12th grades can also participate in the IB Career-related Visual Arts Program.