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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

Alain Locke all-stars at the open house + BBQ

We had so much fun with our all-stars, families, community members, and staff at the recent Alain Locke open house + BBQ. This was a wonderful opportunity to gather together outdoors on a beautiful day to share some tasty food and good times together as a community. Check out the photos from the amazing day …

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Three Alain Locke all-stars on the first day of the 2022-23 school year

The 2022-23 school year is now officially underway! The Alain Locke all-stars had a great first day of school last week, and now we’re really looking forward to lots of great learning and making this school year one to remember. See the photos from our first day of school below! Click thumbnails to enlarge

The Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2022, pictured here with leadership

It’s official! The Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2022 is now on their way to the next exciting chapter in their academic careers. We had a very special ceremony celebrating our graduating eighth grade all-stars on Monday, June 6 at The DuSable Black History Museum and Education Center in Hyde Park. It was especially …

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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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