Chicago's #1 Public Charter School

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

Free High-Speed Internet Available Now From CPS
August 25, 2020

The Chicago Connected initiative from Chicago Public Schools is now offering free high-speed internet to families across the city. According to CPS, approximately one out of…Read more

Alain Locke Alumnus Armaní Washington to Attend Howard University
June 16, 2020

The Alain Locke family has learned that Armaní Washington, a graduate of the Class of 2016, will be attending the prestigious Howard University this fall.

Located in Washington, D.C., Howard…Read more

Join Us for the 2020-2021 School Year at Alain Locke
June 15, 2020

Are you interested in having your child attend the No. 1 charter school of its kind in Chicago?

Alain Locke Charter School has immediate openings for kindergarten, first grade and…Read more

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

Free High-Speed Internet Available Now From CPS
August 25, 2020

The Chicago Connected initiative from Chicago Public Schools is now offering free high-speed internet to families across the city.

According to CPS, approximately one out of…Read more

Alain Locke Alumnus Armaní Washington to Attend Howard University
June 16, 2020

The Alain Locke family has learned that Armaní Washington, a graduate of the Class of 2016, will be attending the prestigious Howard University this fall.

Located in Washington, D.C., Howard…Read more

Join Us for the 2020-2021 School Year at Alain Locke
June 15, 2020

Are you interested in having your child attend the No. 1 charter school of its kind in Chicago?

Alain Locke Charter School has immediate openings for kindergarten, first grade and…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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