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You need to fill out one form per student. After you have filled out your forms, save them to your computer and then please email them as attachments to Ms. Porter at jporter@alainlocke.org.

You may also fax your completed form to 773.265.7258 or mail it to Ms. Porter's attention at: Alain Locke Charter School, 3141 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60612. If you have any questions, or need assistance, please call Ms. Porter directly: 773.265.7232.

WHY ALAIN LOCKE?

Watch this 2-minute video to find out more, including why it was named the #1 Charter School in Chicago

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL

On behalf of the faculty and staff, we welcome you to Alain Locke Charter School! Our extended day, year round school is located in the heart of Chicago’s West Side, serving over 500 preschool through 8th grade students. Named after the first African-American Rhodes Scholar, Alain Locke Charter School is committed to absolute excellence and ensuring that our students are globally competitive. READ MORE >
 
 

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

More Photos From the 2021-2022 School Year at Alain Locke
January 25, 2022

After spending so much time apart from each other during remote learning, we’ve been sure to get lots of photos of our all-stars now that we’re back in the…Read more

Alain Locke Associate Board Assembles Holiday Meal Gift Baskets
December 20, 2021

Members of the Alain Locke Associate Board recently met to assemble holiday meal gift baskets for all-stars and their families.

Following last month’s #GivingTuesday fundraiser, Associate Board members were able…Read more

Alain Locke Named No. 3 Charter Middle School in Illinois
November 12, 2021

We are thrilled to share today that Alain Locke Charter School has been named the No. 3 charter middle school in Illinois and earned a “Best” school recognition from…Read more

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

More Photos From the 2021-2022 School Year at Alain Locke
January 25, 2022

After spending so much time apart from each other during remote learning, we’ve been sure to get lots of photos of our all-stars now that we’re back in the…Read more

Alain Locke Associate Board Assembles Holiday Meal Gift Baskets
December 20, 2021

Members of the Alain Locke Associate Board recently met to assemble holiday meal gift baskets for all-stars and their families.

Following last month’s #GivingTuesday fundraiser, Associate Board members were able…Read more

Alain Locke Named No. 3 Charter Middle School in Illinois
November 12, 2021

We are thrilled to share today that Alain Locke Charter School has been named the No. 3 charter middle school in Illinois and earned a “Best” school recognition from…Read more

FOR PARENTS

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On behalf of the faculty and staff, welcome to Alain Locke Charter School.

FOR ALUMNI

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Once a part of the Alain Locke family, always a part of the Alain Locke family.

RESOURCES

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A commitment to excellence is unwavering in every element of life at our school.

ENROLLMENT

Admission to Alain Locke is by blind lottery.

Complete the online LOTTERY APPLICATION or download the form.

(Filling out an application does not ensure admission.)

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for the 2022-2023 school year is now open!
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