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.: 32%
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

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  • The nearest high school, elementary school and preschool to Academy Of St Benedict The African is Cs Academy (0.4 miles away)
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