About Chesterton Academy

The unique curriculum model of Chesterton Academy is representative of the curriculum that has been time tested and has worked for St. Thomas Aquinas and Thomas Jefferson. The results will generate students who are complete thinkers.

In the absence of an integrated curriculum in which each discipline informs the other, each part making sense in the light of the whole, the modern academy has literally disintegrated itself into a plethora of fragmented particles, …This world is all one wild divorce court.
– G.K. Chesterton

An education that imparts truth for the whole person–body, mind and soul. Chesterton Academy starts with this end purpose in mind.
Catholic Intellectual Tradition
Each day starts with daily Mass.
Teachers take an oath of fidelity to the Magisterium.
Traditional lecture and Socratic Method.

Faith and Reason meet in every class. Curriculum is integrated in specific time periods.
Forming Tastes
A fine arts program that forms tastes for the good, the beautiful, and the true.
High school is viewed as a time to enjoy a variety of pursuits before locking in and focusing prematurely. The curriculum objective is designed to offer a variety of opportunities that may serve to unlock hidden talents and interests.
Numerous studies show smaller schools help student test scores, teacher satisfaction and student expectation levels and responsibility.
Math and Science
Unlike many other schools, the Chesterton Academy model requires all four years of math and science. The classes are a critical part of the curriculum.

…how can we pass on truth if it has never come into our hand?
– G.K. Chesterton

If we cannot expect to reap a harvest when no seed has been planted, how can we hope to have a people with sound morals if Christian doctrine has not been imparted to them in due time?
– Acerbo Nimis 16