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

Download the 2021-2022 School Year Calendar Today
April 29, 2021

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start thinking about the 2021-2022 school year here at Alain Locke. This current school year has been unlike any other—that is…Read more

Black History Month Activities At Home and In Town
February 18, 2021

February is cruising along, but there’s still plenty of Black History Month left to enjoy.

Check out this list of free activities, for example. Most of the events are online…Read more

Back in School: Alain Locke All-Stars Return to the Building
February 10, 2021

It’s been a long time coming, but we are so happy to have finally welcomed our Alain Locke all-stars back to the school building this week.

……Read more

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

Download the 2021-2022 School Year Calendar Today
April 29, 2021

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start thinking about the 2021-2022 school year here at Alain Locke.

This current school year has been unlike any other—that is…Read more

Black History Month Activities At Home and In Town
February 18, 2021

February is cruising along, but there’s still plenty of Black History Month left to enjoy.

Check out this list of free activities, for example. Most of the events are online…Read more

Back in School: Alain Locke All-Stars Return to the Building
February 10, 2021

It’s been a long time coming, but we are so happy to have finally welcomed our Alain Locke all-stars back to the school building this week.

……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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