Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts

Tel: (773)348-4629
  • Alphonsus Academy is a school with a 120-year history of providing Catholic education to students in the Lakeview area.
  • In December of 2002, all parish groups including the Parish Council, the Finance Council, and School Board, decided to go forth with a new name: Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts. This change included a new focus on integrating the arts into our core content areas as well as enhancing our parallel art classes.
  • Our goal since then has been to use the arts as a vehicle to create new learning opportunities and enhance existing learning opportunities in order to increase academic achievement for all students.
  • AACA has embraced a unique mission to build an arts integrated curriculum complimented by a strong parallel arts class program.
  • A faith-based Catholic education is still central to the AACA story, but our arts focus allows our children to engage in learning experiences that build critical thinking skills and apply those skills to real-life situations.
  • This crossover and transfer of skills is one of the primary reasons for engaging in an art-integrated curriculum approach: students experience higher levels of academic success.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.AdvancED
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1892

Student Body

Total Students480 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 31%
Students by GradeAlphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineJan. 31 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,070
Tuition Notes$8,070 for K - 8th. Preschool varies from $$8,860 to $10,290 depending on days and times.
Admissions DirectorMary G Bodlak

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFlag Football,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Altar Servers, Art Club, Chess Club, Cub Scouts/Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Homework Club, Lego Club, Little Linguists Spanish/Mandarin, Robotics, Running Club, Story Adventures, Student Council

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir, Dance Club, Theatre

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Aikido, Girls on the Run, intramural sports, Yoga
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