• AACA AT A GLANCE
     

    AACA provides a rigorous education combining academic excellence, an arts-integrated curriculum, and a strong Catholic foundation. Our unique approach ensures the development of the whole child in a community that believes that who our children become is just as important as what our children achieve.

    Year after year, our standardized test scores are above the national average. And, given that our grading standards are considerably tougher than those of neighboring public schools, our students experience academic success at AACA. Our students regularly attend Chicago's top public and private high schools, due in part to the rigorous academic curriculum they are engaged in as well as the explicit high school readiness curriculum taught in our middle school.

    More than a school, AACA is a community that is full of supportive individuals who care about your child!

    ACCREDITATION, MEMBERSHIPS, AND AFFILIATIONS
    The Archdiocese of Chicago
    Arts School Network
    DePaul 
    CAPE

    STUDENT BODY
    Approximately 500 students in PreK-8th grade

    EXTENDED DAY PROGRAM
    Alphonsus Academy offers a variety of programs for all of our students to extend the school day from 7:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Click here to learn more


    TOTS

    • Program Options: The program is offered Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. during the school year.
      • 1 Day: Choice of day (Monday-Thursday)
      • 2 Day: Choice of consecutive days
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher and Parent/Guardian to attend classes with child (two years old) 
    • Classroom Size: 10

    PRESCHOOL

    • Program Options
      • 3 Day AM 3 Year Old Class
        • Meets Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
        • Class Size: 1 class averaging 16 - 18 students
      • 4 Day PM 3 & 4 Year Old Class
        • Meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 12:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.
        • Class Size: 1 class averaging18 -20 students
      • 5 Day AM 3 & 4 Year Old Class - Meets from 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
        • Class Size: 1 class averaging 18 -20 students
      • 5 Day Full 3 & 4 Year Old Class
        • Meets Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
        • Class Size: 3 classes averaging 18 - 20 students each
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher and Assistant

    KINDERGARTEN

    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher and Assistant
    • Classroom Size: 18

    FIRST GRADE

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher and Assistant
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    SECOND GRADE

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher and Assistant 
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    THIRD GRADE

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    FOURTH GRADE

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    FIFTH GRADE

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

     SIXTH GRADE 

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    SEVENTH GRADE 

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    EIGHTH GRADE 

    • Two classrooms
    • Classroom Leadership: Teacher
    • Classroom Size: 20-25

    AACA STAFF
    In addition to an outstanding faculty, AACA also employs the following staff members to provide a support system for you and your family.

    • Director of Admissions
    • Advancement Team
    • Director of Arts Integration
    • Director of Technology 
    • High School Specialist
    • Learning Specialists (5) 
    • Guidance Counselors (2) 
    • Nurse