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Academy of Saint Benedict the African

Academy of Saint Benedict the African is a coeducational private Catholic traditional school for students in grades Pre-K through 8.

Institution Type: Private Setting: Urban

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Academy of Saint Benedict the African says

The Academy of St. Benedict the African 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 students entire development, the Academy adopts several role models, parents, teachers, religious leaders and friends.

Finance

Finance

Private schools, including parochial and boarding, are funded through tuition and fees. The cost varies from school to school, but most families pay tuition to attend them. Many private schools offer financial aid or discounts, so it's worthwhile to ask about these options.

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Phone
  (773) 776-3316

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 190
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
Pre-K 36
Kindergarten 22
1 21
2 15
3 18
4 18
5 19
6 16
7 10
8 15

Academy of Saint Benedict the African's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Academy of Saint Benedict the African's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 39% Male / 61% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
Multi-racial 1%
Black or African American 81%

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