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One of Chicago's Top Public Charter Schools

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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

A group of all-stars pose for a photo opportunity with Santa during their visit at Alain Locke.

With our holiday celebrations in full swing at Alain Locke last week, it was the perfect time for a very special guest to stop by and visit our all-stars before …

Jingle All the Way! Santa Comes to Visit at Alain Locke Read More »

All-stars put on a very special performance at the 2022-23 Alain Locke Pre-Kwanzaa Program.

We’ve been very lucky to enjoy some wonderful festivities here at Alain Locke so far this holiday season! Our 2022-23 Pre-Kwanzaa Program last week was a particularly special opportunity to …

Alain Locke All-Stars Take the Stage at the 2022-23 Pre-Kwanzaa Program Read More »

Members of the Alain Locke Charter School Associate Board assemble holiday gift baskets at Alain Locke for all-stars and their families.

Thank you so much to our supporters on the Alain Locke Charter School Associate Board, who were kind enough to carry on their annual tradition of assembling holiday gift baskets …

Alain Locke Associate Board Gets Into the Holiday Spirit With Gift Basket Giveaway 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 2023-2024 school year is now open!
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