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 Date

Wednesday, May 23rd-Chapel with the ECC Building at 9 AM Thursday, May 24th-Field Trip for 7th/8thto Sox game Friday, May 25th-Hot Lunch Monday, May 28th-No School in observance of Memorial…

From the Principal

May God bring peace to our nation, to our neighborhoods, to our schools, to our families and to our hearts! Blessings, Pat Grunde-Principal

News for the Parents

Poppies for Veterans-Poppies are available in the school office for a goodwill donation.  All monies collected go to help veteran organizations.  Please give generously as we remember on this Memorial…

News from the Classrooms

The 5th-8thgrade “Lock-in” was a huge success.  A good time was had by all…as well as very little sleep! This week’s chapel service will be given by the students of…