January 22, 2019

Please note that Alain Locke Charter School follows the action of Chicago Public Schools.  If Chicago Public Schools are closed due to extreme cold weather or snow,…Read more

Pre-Kwanzaa Program 2018 Photos
January 8, 2019

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

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Expanding Horizons: Help Alain Locke Students Achieve More
December 19, 2018

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…Read more

Photos from the 2018 Science Fair
December 13, 2018

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

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New Literary Work by Alain Locke Board Chair Chosen for 2019 ILLINOIS READS Program
December 4, 2018

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.

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'Crown Me' Mural Now on Display at School
November 30, 2018

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

Alain Locke Posts Top Results on Illinois PARCC Exams
November 28, 2018

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…Read more

SWC Technology Partners Donates 300 Coats in Annual Coat Drive
November 19, 2018

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

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Alain Locke 8th-Grader Honored at 2018 Illinois Charter Schools Conference
November 16, 2018

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

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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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