Read the Year-End Letter from Principal Love
May 27, 2020

With the end of the 2019-2020 school year drawing near, Principal Love has some things he would like to share with our Alain Locke scholars and families. Read Principal Love’s…Read more

Join Us for the 2020-2021 Enrollment Lottery on Zoom
May 13, 2020

The blind lottery to determine enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year at Alain Locke is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, May 15.

Due to the ongoing shelter-in-place order in…Read more

Staying Healthy During Shelter-in-Place
May 11, 2020

We’ve all been staying home a lot more than usual lately, and it can be easy to forget about our physical fitness.

The fact of the matter is, though, that…Read more

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week!
May 4, 2020

We are wishing a Happy Teacher Appreciation Week to all of our awesome teachers at Alain Locke.

Alain Locke Charter School closed for the rest of the school year
April 17, 2020

UPDATED April 17, 2020

Read the letter from Principal Love …Read more

Exciting Career Opportunities Available for Families and Alumni
April 15, 2020

Are you a motivated individual interested in a career in the legal field? Chicago-based tech company Relativity has launched it’s Relativity Fellows program this year, and it sounds like…Read more

Your Complete Guide for At-Home Learning Activities
March 18, 2020

As we all get settled in for an extended time away from school, Alain Locke would like to share a few resources to help keep students busy…Read more

Photos from the 2020 History Fair
March 5, 2020

The 2020 History Fair was full of informative and engaging projects from Alain Locke seventh- and eighth-graders last week.

We would like to say…Read more

Students Take a Journey Through Time at the African-American History Program
March 4, 2020

Alain Locke fifth- through eighth-graders put on a fantastic show at our African-American History Program.

The theme of the event was “Strong Roots, Amazing…Read more


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Alain Locke is one of the top charter schools in Chicago. The mission of Alain Locke is to produce globally competitive students, while at the same time setting the standard for successful urban charter schools by exemplifying excellence in academics, the arts and personal and social development.


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