Chicago Jesuit Academy

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  • Chicago Jesuit Academy is a full-scholarship, college preparatory, Jesuit, Roman Catholic middle school for young men from modest economic backgrounds.
  • The Academy is distinguished by small classes, an extended academic day and a longer school year to prepare students for success in college prep high schools, universities and positions of community leadership.
  • The school's success in its mission is made possible by the disciplined sacrifices of our students, parents, faculty, staff, volunteers and benefactors.

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Chicago Jesuit Academy places among the top 20% of private schools in Illinois for:

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 3-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students161 students
Student Body TypeAll-boys
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Ties, button down shirt, khaki pants)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesCJA is a tuition free school.

Sports

Total Sports Offered7 sports
SportsBasketball, Cross Country, Cycling, Football, Lacrosse, Soccer, Track and FieldBasketballCross Country,
CyclingFootball,
LacrosseSoccer,
Track and Field

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.2 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Music Programs:
Drum Line, Jazz Band

School Notes

  • Please go to our website to find our application.  To apply, submit an application, your son's most recent report card and proof of income.  Details can be found at www.cjacademy.org/admissions
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    Grades: 3-12 | 9 students
    4.1 miles
    1850 W Roosevelt Rd
    Chicago, IL 60608
    (312)666-1331
    4.1 3-12
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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Chicago, IL is $7,632 for elementary schools and $15,556 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Chicago, IL is 87% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).