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.



From the Principal

Happy 100th Day of School!  Last week our students celebrated this milestone in various ways.  We are heading into the final half of the year and we look forward to…

Tuesday, February 13th

Rescheduled Hot Lunch

Wednesday, February 14th

Distribution of Ashes in Chapel Service at 9 AM

Monday, February 19th

No School in Observance of Presidents Day

News for the Parents

Results of the MAP testing for the winter quarter will be sent home at the end of the month.  Please take the time to discuss them with your child. We…

News from the Classrooms

The Distribution of Ashes takes place on Ash Wednesday’s chapel service on February 14th at 9 AM.  A form goes out this week to students in the ECC building asking…