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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 Charter School was 1 of 37 schools in Illinois recognized as a 2013 Spotlight School by the Illinois State Board of Education. This is the eighth consecutive year Alain Locke has won this award, which recognizes schools in low-income areas where academic performance is closing the achievement gap. Related Content: Alain Locke Highlighted …

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All-Year School Study Act Builds on the Success of Alain Locke Charter School in Chicago; Promotes Year-Round Schooling Pilot Programs in Low-Income, Low-Achieving Areas CHICAGO – U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) today announced new legislation that would promote year-round elementary and secondary school pilot programs to boost academic achievement in low-income, low-performing school districts across the …

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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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