College Counseling

College Counseling

As part of Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee’s college counseling program, our staff coordinates college visits to the Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee campus, facilitates student visits to local college fairs, and can provide information on religious vocations and orders. We lead student and parent information sessions throughout the year and meet with each student individually. We guide students and their families through the college and financial aid application process and assist each family in strategically selecting the best options for the student, based on student and family goals and financial considerations. This service is provided by Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee at no cost to our families.

 

College Visits 

Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee hosts colleges and universities for campus visits throughout the academic year. If you are a college admissions representative and would like to visit our school, please know that we typically schedule visits during the lunch hour. Please contact extra@chestertonmke.org to schedule a visit.

 

College Admissions Testing

We provide information to our students on the PSAT, SAT,  ACT and the new CLT (Classic Learning Test).  Chesterton Academy of Milwaukeee is an official testing site for the CLT.  The Classical Learning Test (CLT) is an alternative to the SAT and ACT college admissions tests and is accepted by a growing number of excellent colleges and universities. While the SAT and ACT have been brought into alignment with Common Core standards, the CLT assesses students’ verbal reasoning, grammar/writing, and quantitative reasoning skills drawing from the works of the greatest minds in the history of Western thought. The CLT is endorsed by the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, the Association of Classical Christian Schools, Home School Legal Defense Association, The National Home Education Research Institute, and others. Learn more here.

High Test Scores

Chesterton Academy students’ ACT scores continue to rise with our Network’s Award-Winning Curriculum! We do not have ACT data yet on Chesterton Academy of Milwaukee since we just opened in fall 2016, but we are pleased to share the impressive ACT average composite scores from the founding Chesterton Academy in Edina, MN.  All network schools use the same Cardinal Newman Society Award-Winning Curriculum and hire talented teachers who also take an Oath of Fidelity to the Magisterium of the Catholic Church.

2015 Chesterton Academy average ACT score:  27
2016 Chesterton Academy average ACT score:  28.4
One Chesterton Academy Minneapolis student had a perfect ACT score!
2016 WI average ACT score: 20.5  
2016 National average ACT score: 20.8