The Academy of St. Benedict is located in the heart of the Englewood Community on the South Side of Chicago.
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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 151 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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Academy Of St Benedict The African ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students
151 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 34%
Students by Grade
Academy Of St Benedict The African Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Formal

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Admissions Director
Bri Bridges
Admissions Associate
Lakita Gayden

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Students: 151 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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