One of Chicago's Top Public Charter Schools

Please update your student's emergency contact information here

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.

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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 430 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

Seventh and eighth grade All-Stars at the 2023-24 Annual Alain Locke High School Fair.

Last Friday, we hosted our annual Alain Locke High School Fair for our seventh and eighth grade All-Stars and their families.  In total, more than 20 high schools attended and shared […]

Charter school advocates from Alain Locke at Chicago Public Schools' September Board of Education meeting.

It’s time to give a major shoutout to all our members of the Alain Locke community who joined together to represent our school recently! Along with Ms. Foster, 10 parents […]

Students in Ms. Gacki and Ms. Jordan’s second grade classroom have been busy working on a fun group project! They have been reading, watching videos and discussing information about baby […]

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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