HOW TO ENROLL

IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Please note: Admission to Alain Locke is by blind lottery.  Filling out an application does not ensure admission.

Complete one application per child.

  • Only Chicago residents may apply. Proof of Chicago residency required.
  • If applying for Pre-Kindergarten the student must be 4 years old by September 1, 2022.
  • If applying for Kindergarten the student must be 5 years old by September 1, 2022.
  • Completed application must be received by 3:45 PM on Friday, April 22, 2022.
  • Applications received after 3:45 PM on April 22, 2022 will be placed on the waitlist.
  • The Lottery will be held on Friday, April 29, 2022 at the school.
  • School Hours are 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. All Students are dismissed at 12:45 PM on Friday.
  • Applicants eligible to fill the next openings are contacted by phone.

2022-2023 School Year begins July 18, 2022

View the Alain Locke Lottery Policy here.

To apply, please complete the online form below. Or, if you prefer to download, print, complete & submit a hard copy of the application, please click on the following button:

LOTTERY APPLICATION