Bethesda International Academy

Bethesda International Academy

Rogers Park and surrounding neighborhoods
6803 N. Campbell Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645-4699

Joe Dembowski, Principal


About Bethesda International Academy

Bethesda International Academy is an ethnically diverse private school community, offering individualized instruction in a small class-size setting. Bethesda International Academy’s curriculum provides engaging, creative instruction to educate students and develop global leaders for the 21st century.

Bethesda International Academy has remained a stable cornerstone of West Rogers Park for more than 50 years.  It continues to grow to meet the diverse needs of Rogers Park and the surrounding communities.



Bethesda International Academy has full recognition from the Illinois State Board of Education.


Student Body: Coed

Grade Levels: PK 3 & 4, K-8

Extended Schedules

  • Before School
  • After School
  • Summer School


  • Drama
  • Choir
  • Sports
  • Band

From Our Parents

Important Message From Our Executive Director


We at CLEF are actively engaging and encouraging our schools during these stressful and difficult times.  Our commitment remains unchanged; to provide academic excellence to all students in our school communities within a safe and healthy Christian environment.