Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #2 - AACA Principal, Dr. Caz Badynee, greeting students on the first day of school.
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #3 - The Alphonsus campus is centrally located in the Lakeview area of Chicago surrounded by single family and multi-dwelling homes.
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #4 - Six preschool classrooms give options to meet each family's needs.
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #5 - Large size classrooms with small class sizes (20 to 22 average) and a supportive community make for an ideal learning environment.
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #6 - Our large, enclosed play area with sport court, chalk wall and playground equipment is the best urban playground in Chicago!
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #7 - Our friendly, caring teachers use Responsive Classroom tools to teach the whole child. 52% of the staff have a Master's degree.
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #8 - Although we focus on arts integration, arts programming, and social emotional learning, we also have a competitive STEM program.
Alphonsus Academy & Center For The Arts Photo #9 - Students can participate in seven different sports programs and a variety of extra-curricular activities.
- Alphonsus Academy & Center for the Arts inspires and develops the whole child in an enriching environment combining academic excellence, an arts-integrated curriculum, and a supportive Catholic family.
|School Membership(s)School Assoc.||AdvancED|
|Religious Affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Grades Offered||Grades Nursery/Preschool-8|
|Learning Difference Programs||Yes|
|Awards||Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2019|
|Total Students||493 students|
|Student Body Type||Co-ed|
|% Students of Color|
State avg.: 30%
|Students by Grade|
Academics and Faculty
|Total Classroom Teachers||43 teachers|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||11:1|
National avg.: 13:1
|% Faculty w/Advanced Degree|
|Average Class Size||20 students|
Finances and Admission
|Admission Deadline||Jan. 31 / rolling|
|Yearly Tuition Cost||$8,395|
|Tuition Notes||$8,395 for K - 8th. Preschool varies from $9,215 to $10,705 depending on days and times.|
|Admissions Director||Mary G Bodlak|
|Total Sports Offered||7 sports|
|Sports||Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Flag Football, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseball, Basketball,|
Cheering, Cross Country,
Flag Football, Track and Field,
|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
Our Vision 2018-2023 is to be the home for families who value:
- Continued academic excellence with a committment to student-centered and personalized learning.
- Consistent integration of the arts into all aspects of the curriculum to deepen learning.
- Growth in Catholic faith formation with an increased emphasis on community and service.
- Cutlure of stewardship that strengthens our school, parish, and neighborhood.
- Diverse opportunities to explore extra-curricular interests in academics, arts, and athletics.
- Highly Qualified Educators
- Social/Emotional Learning
- High School Readiness
- Technology Integration
- Financial Stability
- Campus Facilities
- School Location Miles Grades Students
- Chicago Grades: PK-8 | 406 students
2347 W Augusta Blvd
Chicago, IL 60622
(773)486-1055 2.8 PK-8
- Chicago Grades: NS-8 | 573 students
226 W Schiller St
Chicago, IL 60610
(312)266-3381 2.5 NS-8
- Chicago Grades: PK-8 | 244 students
114 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL 60607
(312)265-1514 3.9 PK-8
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