Welcome to Bethesda International Academy

A Message From Principal Grunde

It is my privilege and honor to open Bethesda’s doors to you and invite you to join our family. While Bethesda International Academy has remained a stable corner stone of West Rogers Park for more than 50 years, it continues to grow to meet the diverse needs of our community. As an extension of your family, we are here to assist our students to learn and grow both academically and spiritually. Helping your children to develop as well rounded and socially active citizens in an ever-changing world. Please join us, that we may better the future of our children, community and world.

If you would like to make an appointment to see our school, visit the classrooms, speak with the teachers or learn more about our curriculum at a specific level, please call the school office (773) 743-0800 and we will make the necessary arrangements.


Patricia Grunde, Principal


Mission Statement

A Christian school developing global leaders for the 21st century.



Important Dates

Monday and Tuesday, April 16th and 17th-Parent-Teacher Conferences beginning at 3:30 PM Friday, April 20th-Hot Lunch for those who have previously ordered Monday, April 30th-5thand 6th grade field trip to…

News for the Parents

We did it!  The first annual BIA Walk-a-thon was a success despite the cold and windy weather. We had 100% participation from our students and we were so happy to…

News from the Classrooms

A field trip to see a play is set for May for the Kindergarten-4th grade students.  Permission slips were sent home last week.  A trip to the library is also…