Locke A Elementary Charter Academy

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3141 W Jackson Blvd

Chicago, IL 60612

(773) 265-7230

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 588

Students Per Teacher: 29

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for Locke A Elementary Charter Academy

My child has been at alain locke for a few weeks now and she loves going everyday. She loves her teachers and is learning a structured environment. I am eager to see how this year progresses.

Posted by a parent on 08/01/13

Both of my daughters attend, this is the only school they have ever attended they have both been here since they were 3. They are now 9 and 4. This is an excellent school, the staff is wonderful. We love it !there is a difference here. I have moved very far away but I will travel because it's worth ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/25/10

I have an 4 yr old daughter that attend the pre-k program at locke. I had hear good things about this school and decided to apply. My daughter was blessed to get accpeted the first time we applied. I love that most of the kids that attend the upper grades started at pre-k. You slightly feel an family ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/21/09

Love the school. The principal is tough but this is what our children need. The teachers are hard working. I would recommend the school to anyone.

Posted by a parent on 07/11/08

My son has attended since pre school he is currently in 2nd grade. I appreciate the focus on reading and so far he has had very attentive teachers and assistant teachers. I also appreciate the year round school philosophy. My only concern is that school administration makes changes that could affect ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/08

Alain Locke charter academy is an awsome school . You ask how I know because I atened this school. I am in the 7th grade and i have been to this school every since in was in preschool. Ms.Jones and ms. Woodson have really changed this school and i'm thank them because my grades,test scores.... Have really ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/03/08

Since the very first year this school opened - 1999 - teacher attrition rate has been super high. Great parents and kids to work with. Supplies - ok. Administration - dismissive and cold. It's a business to them, and a poorly run one at that. Learning Swahili is fun and great only if the kids know ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 07/15/07

My child has attended Locke since pre-school and I have been pleased with her academic progress. We have been blessed with teachers and staff who seem genuinely concerned and committed. As much as I can appreciate the administration's vision, I take issue with the way parents are left out of the equation ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/20/07

My daughter has attended this school since pre-k, she will be in the 1st starting in July. I love the zero tolerance policy. The kindergarten program I though was to tough for such young children, however they had achieved everything but before them. The academic program is on target for what the children ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/13/07

This is an excellent school. The academics and extracurricular activities are also plentiful. In addition they also teach numerous foreign languages such as French, Spanish, and Japanese to name a few. I also like the zero tolerence policy which ensures my children will be around well behaved children, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/16/06

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School Profile for Locke A Elementary Charter Academy

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Test scores for Locke A Elementary Charter Academy

ISAT* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Locke A Elementary Charter Academy
City Of Chicago Sd 299
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Illinois Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in reading and math, and in grades 4 and 7 in science. The ISAT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Chicago schools — Locke A Elementary Charter Academy is located at 3141 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago IL 60612. 3141 W Jackson Blvd is in the 60612 ZIP code in Chicago, IL The school district for Locke A Elementary Charter Academy is the City Of Chicago Sd 299. Locke A Elementary Charter Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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