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

As the end of the school year draws near, Alain Locke students are making us proud by recognizing the contributions of past generations to American history. Seventh-graders Michelle, Nylah, D’Shanti …

Seventh Graders Bring Home Red Ribbon Awards Read More »

On April 27, Alain Locke 7th graders enjoyed a visit from a special guest speaker—and Alain Locke graduate—who is working to change the landscape for black women in the entertainment …

Taylor K. Shaw Discusses Keys to Success in Special School Visit Read More »

In December the Alain Locke Associate Board held a resume building workshop with parents at the school. More than 25 Alain Locke parents attended. They were treated to dinner with …

Parent Resume Building with The Alain Locke Associate Board 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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