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

Two Alain Locke all-stars stand before their projects in the gymnasium at the 2022-23 K-8 Alain Locke Science Fair.

It’s always an awesome time at the annual K-8 Alain Locke Science Fair! There was so much to learn from each one of our all-stars’ projects—it’s clear to see that …

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Alain Locke all-stars play a literacy game on a large table at Alain Locke Literacy Night on Thursday, November 17, 2022

Thank you so much to all of our all-stars and families who joined us on Thursday, November 17 for Alain Locke Literacy Night. We had an incredible turnout as we …

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Alain Locke all-stars at the open house + BBQ

We had so much fun with our all-stars, families, community members, and staff at the recent Alain Locke open house + BBQ. This was a wonderful opportunity to gather together …

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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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