Review the school health and safety plan here

One of Chicago's Top Public Charter Schools

Please update your student's emergency contact information here

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

principal

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

We’re Back! Check Out the Photos from Back-to-School 2021-2022.
August 20, 2021

We are very happy to be back for full-time, in-person learning now for the 2021-2022 school year. Since starting classes last Friday, everyone has been hard at work and taking…Read more

Photos From the Class of 2021 Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony
June 24, 2021

Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021.

Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The…Read more

Photos From the Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat
June 23, 2021

It was with great excitement that we held our Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat on Friday to help the Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2021 get ready for…Read more

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

We’re Back! Check Out the Photos from Back-to-School 2021-2022.
August 20, 2021

We are very happy to be back for full-time, in-person learning now for the 2021-2022 school year.

Since starting classes last Friday, everyone has been hard at work and taking…Read more

Photos From the Class of 2021 Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony
June 24, 2021

Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021.

Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The…Read more

Photos From the Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat
June 23, 2021

It was with great excitement that we held our Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat on Friday to help the Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2021 get ready for…Read more

FOR PARENTS

parents-header

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

FOR ALUMNI

alumni-header-2

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

RESOURCES

about_02

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.)

block-07-charter-schools
block-06-AA-students
block-05-low-income-students
block-03-achievement-gap
block-01-top15
block-04-illinois
block-02-chicago