This holiday season, Alain Locke pre-K through fourth graders gathered for the special pre-Kwanzaa program. Check out the photos below!

Did you know Alain Locke is the No. 1 public charter school serving African-American K-8 students in Chicago? It’s true! And despite the ongoing budget cuts at Chicago Public Schools […]

Alain Locke hosted our annual science fair on Monday, which featured tons of tremendous submissions from students. Check out the photos below!

A new literary work by Claire Hartfield, chair of the Alain Locke Charter School Board, has been selected for the Illinois Reading Council’s 2019 ILLINOIS READS program.

Our brand new “Crown Me” mural has been officially unveiled at Alain Locke.

Alain Locke Charter School is pleased to announced that our school earned the No. 1 proficiency rate on the PARCC exam among Illinois K-8 schools that serve predominantly African-American students. […]

Employees from SWC Technology Partners, anĀ Oak Brook-based IT consulting firm, visited Alain Locke on Thursday to deliver coats to students.

One of Alain Locke Charter School’s very own students was honored on Thursday at a special awards ceremony.


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