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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

Alain Locke pre-K all-stars in the classroom during the fall of the 2021-22 school year

Things are in full swing right now at Alain Locke, and we’re all so happy to be back in the building for the 2021-22 school year. Our pre-K all-stars are …

Photos From the Classroom With Our Pre-K All-Stars Read More »

Alain Locke all-stars back in the classroom for full-time, in-person learning

We are very happy to be back for full-time, in-person learning now for the 2021-2022 school year. Since starting classes last Friday, everyone has been hard at work and taking …

We’re Back! Check Out the Photos from Back-to-School 2021-2022. Read More »

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 …

Photos From the Class of 2021 Drive-Through Graduation Ceremony Read More »

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 2023-2024 school year is now open!
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