Academy Of St. Benedict The African-stewart Campus

6547 S Stewart Ave,
Chicago, IL, 60621-0606
Tel: (773)994-6100
The Academy of St. Benedict is located in the heart of the Englewood Community on the South Side of Chicago.
Englewood is a community on the rebound, recently adopting the Adkinka Symbol, Sankofa, which represents the importance of learning from the past.
Likewise, the Academy of St. Benedict the African resembles the spirit of the community.
Originally seven parochial schools served the community, which was composed mainly of immigrant families.
The Archdiocesan elementary schools carry the name of St. Benedict, an African patron whose humility and extraordinary powers as a spiritual director caused him to be made superior.
The Academy, throughout its evolution carries his name proudly and has never lost sight of its mission-- to provide a superior education and a safe haven for the children of its neighborhood.
St. Benedict is a school where children can learn in a positive and nurturing environment.
The Academy of St. Benedict the African believes that a Catholic Christian education aims to develop the total child, spiritually, socially, intellectually, emotionally and physically.
To support a student’s entire development, the Academy adopts several role models, parents, teachers, religious leaders and friends.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 9

Student Body

Total Students 133 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Academy Of St. Benedict The African-stewart Campus Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Elsup Rapid Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Elsup Rapid Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Elsup Rapid Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • Chicago Elsup Rapid Learning Center
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    710 W 61st Place
    Chicago , IL , 60621
    (773)994-4390
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    0.7  mi  |  13  students  |  Gr.  PK-10
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    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    7008 S Michigan Ave
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)873-3005
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.9  mi  |  67  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Chicago
    Master's Academy
    (Christian)
    6620 S King Dr
    Chicago , IL , 60637
    (773)326-4206
    (Christian)
    1  mi  |  33  students  |  Gr.  K-9
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    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    1120 W 69th St
    Chicago , IL , 60621
    (773)488-2222
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    1  mi  |  50  students  |  Gr.  K
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    St. Columbanus School
    (Roman Catholic)
    7120 S Calumet Avenue
    Chicago , IL , 60619
    (773)224-3811
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    1.1  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  PK-8

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