Betty Shabazz International Charter Schools


Betty Shabazz International Charter School Network’s mission is to provide an academic and culturally relevant program that integrates and balances cultural knowledge and improves competencies in reading, oral and written language, mathematics, science, technology, social studies, and the arts and humanities. With a strong focus on leadership skills, sustainable living, and the arts, the African-centered educational program consistently produces high achieving students with a strong sense of cultural identity and commitment to higher learning. Betty Shabazz operates two campuses: Betty Shabazz Academy (grades K-8) and Barbara A. Sizemore Academy (grades K-7).

Demographics for Chicago Schools in Network

  • Black 100%
  • Hispanic 0%
  • White 0%
  • Other 1%
  • Low Income 45%
  • Special Education 9%
  • Limited English 0%