Frequently Asked Questions

What is BACS?

Bronzeville Academy Charter School strives to provide a well-rounded education and an environment that promotes academic growth.

How do I enroll my child into Bronzeville Academy?

In order to enroll a child, parents or guardians must submit a paper or online application. To apply online now, click here.

Who can apply for admission?

Any student who lives in the City of Chicago may apply.

At what age can my child start kindergarten?

They must be 5 years old by October 1 of the school year they start.

How do I schedule a tour?

Due to Covid-19, we are only doing virtual tours. To be able to set one up, use our contact page.

What are our plans for online learning?

Our overarching focus during this closure is to foster meaningful remote learning opportunities so student learning continues and we reduce gaps in knowledge as much as possible, read our full statement here.

Where are you located?

We are located at 4930 S Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL 60615. Check out our contact page to be able see exactly where we are on the map.

What grades do you offer?

At BACS, we offer kindergarten-8th grade.

Are there any fees?

No. Bronzeville Academy is free.

Do you provide transportation?


Do you offer free/reduced meals for students?


Do you provide special education services?


Does BACS offer summer school?


What are the school hours?

We are open from 8am — 4:30pm weekdays.

Do students have to wear a uniform?


Does BACS offer extracurricular activities?