Academy Of St Benedict The African

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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8

Student Body

Total Students151 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
99%
State avg.: 31%
Students by Grade Academy Of St Benedict The African Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio25:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Admissions DirectorBri Bridges
Admissions AssociateLakita Gayden

Profile last updated:

Nearby Private Schools

The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Academy Of St Benedict The African is Cs Academy (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    Cs Academy
    (Christian)
    Grades: NS-12 | 99 students
    0.4 miles
    6014 SOUTH RACINE
    Chicago, IL 60636
    (773) 778-0818
    0.4 NS-12
    99
  • Chicago
    Elsup Rapid Learning Center
    Special Education School (Christian)
    Grades: PK-10 | 14 students
    1 miles
    710 W 61st Place
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 994-4390
    1 PK-10
    14
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 122 students
    1 miles
    900 W Garfield Blvd
    Chicago, IL 60609
    (773) 373-5200
    1 PK-8
    122
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-K | 106 students
    1.2 miles
    1120 W 69th St
    Chicago, IL 60621
    (773) 488-2222
    1.2 PK-K
    106
  • Chicago
    St. Clare Of Montefalco
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 197 students
    1.6 miles
    5450 S Talman Ave
    Chicago, IL 60632
    (773) 434-2427
    1.6 PK-8
    197

School Reviews

Endorse Academy Of St Benedict The African. Endorsements should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Endorse this school:
Recent Articles
Sending your child to a single-sex school is one of several options you have when it comes to private schools.
Each state sets its own teacher certification requirements. While many private schools do not require you to be certified, it is in your best interests to obtain certification. This article includes contact information for state education offices so you can begin the process.
Marketing the small private school can be done affordably and effectively. We suggest five easy steps to make that happen.
Request Information
I am a:      
Email:
Name of parent:
Student First name:
Student Last name:
Student date of birth:
Student is:
     
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:
Name of current school:
School type:
        
Applying for financial aid?:
        
Please briefly describe academic, athletic, and extracurricular interests of the student:
Address:
City:
Country:
State:
Zip:

(enter "N/A" if not applicable)
Phone:
Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $8,605 for elementary schools and $16,816 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).