Alain Locke Charter School

Chicago, IL   |  www.alainlocke.org

Mission

Alain Locke Charter School serves as a demonstration for urban schools exemplifying excellence in academics, the arts, personal and social development, and preparing students who are globally competitive. One of Chicago's first public, open enrollment charter schools, Alain Locke Charter School is one of the most successful urban charter schools in the United States. Located in the heart of Chicago's West Side, Alain Locke Charter School serves students in grades Pre-K through 8. The Charter School is a wholly owned subsidiary of Accelerate Institute.

Ruling year info

2000

Main address

150 N Michigan Ave Ste 2100

Chicago, IL 60601 United States

EIN

36-4182397

NTEE code info

Charter Schools (B29)

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SOURCE: IRS Form 990

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Program 1

ALAIN LOCKE CHARTER SCHOOL (ALAIN LOCKE), NAMED FOR THE FIRST AFRICAN-AMERICAN RHODES SCHOLAR, MODELS ABSOLUTE EXCELLENCE IN CHICAGO'S HISTORICALLY UNDER SERVED EAST GARFIELD PARK NEIGHBORHOOD. WITH A LEARNER-CENTERED APPROACH AND A FOCUS ON PREPARING STUDENTS FOR A SUCCESSFUL COLLEGE EXPERIENCE, THE GOAL OF ALAIN LOCKE IS TO SERVE AS A MODEL FOR INNOVATIVE URBAN EDUCATION AND TO PRODUCE STUDENTS WHO ARE GLOBALLY COMPETITIVE. OFFERING AN EXTENDED DAY AND YEAR-ROUND PROGRAM, ALAIN LOCKE PROVIDES ELEMENTARY EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN IN PRE-KINDERGARTEN THROUGH EIGHTH GRADE. LOCATED IN EAST GARFIELD PARK ON CHICAGO'S WEST SIDE, THE STUDENTS ARE PRIMARILY AFRICAN-AMERICAN. AT ALAIN LOCKE, MORE THAN 90% OF THE STUDENTS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR FREE OR REDUCED LUNCH. ALAIN LOCKE PLACES EMPHASIS ON CHARACTER EDUCATION, ALONG WITH A POSITIVE, DISCIPLINED, AND NURTURING SCHOOL CULTURE, AND SUPPORT FOR STUDENTS IN ESTABLISHING PATTERNS OF SUCCESS AND BECOMING LIFELONG LEARNERS. TALENTED AND DEDICATED EDUCATORS ARE DRAWN TO ALAIN LOCKE BECAUSE OF ITS COMMITMENT TO PROVIDING QUALITY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT, AS WELL AS OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEADERSHIP AND TO WORK COLLABORATIVELY WITH COLLEAGUES.

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$5,443,542
Revenue
$0

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