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You need to fill out one form per student. After you have filled out your forms, save them to your computer and then please email them as attachments to Ms. Porter at jporter@alainlocke.org.

You may also fax your completed form to 773.265.7258 or mail it to Ms. Porter's attention at: Alain Locke Charter School, 3141 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60612. If you have any questions, or need assistance, please call Ms. Porter directly: 773.265.7232.

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

Alain Locke on Wednesday hosted our Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2021. Our graduating eighth-graders brought a whole new meaning to our theme for this school year: “The Power of Purpose!” We’re wishing you all the best as you embark on your high school careers! Check out the photos from the Class of …

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Alain Locke all-stars at the 2021 Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat

It was with great excitement that we held our Eighth Grade Luncheon and Retreat on Friday to help the Alain Locke Charter School Class of 2021 get ready for high school. This past school year has been unlike any other, and we’re proud of our eighth-grade all-stars for persevering and finishing out their Alain Locke …

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It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to start thinking about the 2021-2022 school year here at Alain Locke. This current school year has been unlike any other—that is for sure! After lots of remote learning, we’ve been so happy to start welcoming some of our all-stars back to to the building already. We’re …

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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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for the 2022-2023 school year is now open!
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