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

Photos From the Class of 2021 Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony
June 24, 2021

Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021. Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The…Read more

Photos From the Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat
June 23, 2021

It was with great excitement that we held our Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat on Friday to help the Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2021 get ready for…Read more

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

NEW & NOTEWORTHY

Photos From the Class of 2021 Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony
June 24, 2021

Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021.

Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The…Read more

Photos From the Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat
June 23, 2021

It was with great excitement that we held our Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat on Friday to help the Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2021 get ready for…Read more

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

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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