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

Alain Locke hosted our Annual Science Fair at school last Friday, and our All-Stars blew it out of the water this year with their projects! so much evidence to back […]

Since Alain Locke Charter School opened its doors in 1999, the academic excellence of our All-Stars has been at the core of our mission. As a family, we know that […]

Alain Locke All-Stars, family and supporters gaiters for a picture after working the food drive for the day.

We are so happy to announce that Alain Locke’s recent food drive was a great success! Our families and staff donated over 1,500 cans of food and other products to […]

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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