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

In celebration of the end of a successful third quarter here at Alain Locke, our All-Stars and staff recently participated in a volleyball game in the gymnasium. This highly competitive […]

Nothing can stand in the way of our All-Stars on the Alain Locke basketball team. Just after winning two different championships, they were back on the court last week for […]

Here at Alain Locke, we’re getting very excited about welcoming new All-Stars and their families to our community in the 2024-25 school year. This year marks the 25th anniversary of […]

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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