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

We’re so proud of our Alain Locke Choir, which put on quite the show with the help of music instructor Amy Belluomini at the Chicago Symphony Center in downtown Chicago […]

Three All-Stars pose with their certificates from the 2024 Chicago Public Schools STEM Awards Ceremony.

Our All-Stars did a truly tremendous job representing Alain Locke at this year’s Chicago Public Schools STEM Awards Ceremony last Thursday. This was a wonderful opportunity for three of our […]

The Alain Locke All-Stars and families had lots of fun celebrating African American History Month last week at our 2023-24 Annual Heritage Bowl. This year’s event, for which the theme […]

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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