Empowerment through Education

Admission Requirements

Latino Youth High School (LYHS) accepts applications from youth 16-21 years of age who reside within the city of Chicago. All applicants must have graduated from the 8th grade and must be able to complete all graduation requirements before their 22nd birthday.

Graduation Requirements

Students can graduate at the end of either the fall or spring semester. The length of time necessary to meet graduation requirements varies for each student according to the number of credits they have already obtained.

Frequently Asked Questions

LYHS challenges students with rigorous academics and relentless support so that they can recast themselves as resilient, empowered adults who will succeed in high school, college, and beyond. Here are a few frequently asked questions by students looking to enroll.