Alain Locke Highlighted by Achievement Network
April 13, 2017

What’s the secret to our success? It’s all about data! Alain Locke was highlighted by nonprofit Achievement Network for our use…Read more

Alain Locke Charter School Choir Performed at SWC Technology Partners and Oakbrook Microsoft Store
December 13, 2016

The Alain Locke Charter School choir loved performing at SWC Technology Partners and the Oakbrook Microsoft Store, serenading and playing instruments for staff and customers – and…Read more

Alain Locke to Participate in #GivingTuesday on 11/29
November 29, 2016

#GivingTuesday is a special call to action to create a global day of giving that brings…Read more

Join the Literacy for All Effort Today: Give Kids the Gift of Reading
November 1, 2016

Alain Locke currently only has about 200 books per classroom. We need…Read more

New Video – Alain Locke Charter School
October 19, 2016

In 1999, Alain Locke opened its doors to provide a world-class education for children on the West Side of Chicago. Today, it’s the #1 performing charter elementary school in…Read more

Alain Locke Rated One of TOP 5 CHARTER SCHOOLS
August 23, 2016

Alain Locke was featured in Chicago Magazine (September 2016 issue) as one of the top 5 charter elementary schools in Chicago. Congratulations to the staff, students and parents of Alain…Read more

Alain Locke's 5th Annual Music Showcase
May 28, 2016

On May 26, 2016 Alain Locke Charter School held its 5th Annual Music Showcase, celebrating all the musical accomplishments by the talented All-Stars of Alain Locke. At…Read more

Alain Locke Students Qualify for State History Fair
May 19, 2016

On March 17th, Alain Locke held its very first 7/8 Grade History Fair. The presentations were impressive and informative. You could tell that students learned a lot…Read more

Apply for the Alain Locke Scholarship today
May 6, 2016

Alain Locke Charter School is now accepting applications from alumni  for the Alain Locke Scholarship, which awards scholarships for college and other post-secondary education programs. …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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