Bridgeport Catholic Academy

  • We, at Bridgeport Catholic Academy, believe that the purpose of education is to create a Christian community living the values of the Gospel in which the children and teachers are stimulated to learn, think, share, and develop individual skills.
  • Our goal is that we become useful, productive, and active members of an ever-changing society.
  • We believe that the role of the parent/guardian is to be the primary teacher of Christian values, working with the teacher actively supporting and encouraging their children in the learning process.
  • At Bridgeport Catholic Academy, we believe the parents are an integral part of their child's educational development.
  • We believe in fostering the teachings, values and traditions of the Catholic faith and in living that faith.
  • We believe that opportunities for a variety of religious experiences are necessary to nurture one's personal commitment to God, neighbor and self, and to develop responsibilities to the Church and community.
  • We believe that the role of the teacher is to encourage, guide and instruct the students in mastering the goals and objectives of the school curriculum using a variety of teaching strategies and resources.

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Bridgeport Catholic Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students274 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
38%
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Bridgeport Catholic Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Chicago
    St Jerome School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 142 students
    1.2 miles
    2801 S Princeton Ave
    Chicago, IL 60616
    (312) 842-7668
    1.2 PK-8
    142
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-5 | 515 students
    5.6 miles
    814 W. Eastman Street
    Chicago, IL 60642
    (773) 907-5000
    5.6 NS-5
    515
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-6 | 83 students
    2.5 miles
    1014 East 47th Street
    Chicago, IL 60653
    (773) 924-1200
    2.5 PK-6
    83
  • Chicago
    Grades: NS-8 | 573 students
    5.6 miles
    226 W Schiller St
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312) 266-3381
    5.6 NS-8
    573
  • Chicago
    Grades: PK-8 | 91 students
    5 miles
    900 N Franklin St Ste 104
    Chicago, IL 60610
    (312) 944-5600
    5 PK-8
    91

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The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $8,341 for elementary schools and $17,095 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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