Academy Of St Benedict The African-stewart Campus

  • 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.

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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.: 30%
Students by GradeAcademy Of St Benedict The African-stewart Campus Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

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

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

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