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About ATCA

Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy(ATCA), a Catholic school located in the Park Manor community on the southside of Chicago, is an innovative and forward thinking learning community. Streaming the traditions of St. Columbanus and St. Dorothy Schools into one, Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy creates bright futures for our children.

Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy is the first elementary school in the Archdiocese of Chicago to implement a STREAM curriculum. A focus on Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, and Math sets us apart as an academically strong and spiritually rooted learning community. Today, Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy is implementing an innovative curriculum that merges these disciplines into a comprehensive program. The STREAM curriculum allows our school to be religiously, educationally, and technologically advanced. Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy maintains and furthers the high academic standards for which our students are accustomed to, while recognizing the needs of individual learners. The life and legacy of Fr. Augustus Tolton teaches our students that God has a purpose for them.

Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy is a school whose students come from across the city of Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. Augustus Tolton Catholic Academy encourages academic achievement while instilling religious and moral values to promote the development of the entire person to develop the Scholars and Saints of tomorrow