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Alain Locke is one of the top charter schools in Chicago. The mission of Alain Locke is to produce globally competitive students, while at the same time setting the standard for successful urban charter schools by exemplifying excellence in academics, the arts and personal and social development.
- #1 proficiency rate among Illinois K-8 schools predominantly serving African-American students
- #1 rate among K-8 schools in the state predominantly serving low-income students
- #1 rate among all Chicago charter schools serving elementary and middle school students
- 94% high school graduation rate
- Largest test score gains in the history of Illinois’s ISAT exam
- 1 of 7 schools in the United States recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as “Best Closing the Achievement Gap”