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One of Chicago's Top Public Charter Schools

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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

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The Chicago Connected initiative from Chicago Public Schools is now offering free high-speed internet to families across the city. According to CPS, approximately one out of five Chicago children—predominantly on the West and South sides—don’t have access to high-speed internet. To ensure a better education for young people, Chicago Connected is working to provide internet …

Free High-Speed Internet Available Now From CPS Read More »

Alain Locke alumnus Armaní Washington poses before Howard Bison flag

The Alain Locke family has learned that Armaní Washington, a graduate of the Class of 2016, will be attending the prestigious Howard University this fall. Located in Washington, D.C., Howard was ranked No. 2 this year among all historically black colleges and universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Armaní, who went …

Alain Locke Alumnus Armaní Washington to Attend Howard University Read More »

Are you interested in having your child attend the No. 1 charter school of its kind in Chicago? Alain Locke Charter School has immediate openings for kindergarten, first grade and second grade in the 2020-2021 school year. To enroll, just call 773-265-7232 If you would like to help spread the word about enrollment at Alain …

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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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