High School with a Higher Purpose


Chesterton Academy of St. Louis will raise up a new generation of joyful leaders and saints, educated in the classical tradition and the truths of the Catholic faith.  Our rigorous, integrated curriculum unlocks student potential and prepares students to succeed in college and professional life and to excel in service of family, country, and Christ our Lord.


  • A well-rounded education that develops strong intellectual habits
  • A supportive community growing in virtue and holiness
  • A catalyst for promoting character and leadership skills

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8th/9th Grade Social Events

Interest in Chesterton Academy has been high and geographically diverse! To help the classes of '26 & '27 get to know each other better,...Read more

Tuition Announcement!

The tuition for the 2023-2024 school year will be $8,200 per student .

This tuition is extremely low relative to nearby private schools,...Read more

Wait, It Gets Better!

More details of the Franciscan Advantage Program have been released, and it just keeps getting better.

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Our Model of Education


Inspired by Saint Pope John Paul II, we take as our motto Cultura Vitae, the Culture of Life. We make it our mission to prepare our students to triumph over the materialism and despair that pervade our culture and to accept our Lord's offer to have life and have it abundantly. Our classical curriculum combines a broad liberal arts education with a strong emphasis on the development of Christian virtues and an appreciation of beauty. Through our Three Pillars Model, we form our students in:

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We teach the classics of Western thought from physics to philosophy, and the interrelationship of the great ideas; teaching students not merely what to think, but how to think.

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We help students grow in the four cardinal virtues of prudence, temperance, fortitude and justice, which we believe are the foundation of leadership.

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Our students come to understand and embrace the truth of why they exist: to know God, to love Him, and to serve Him in this world and be happy with Him forever in the next.

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Hallmarks of a Chesterton Education



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Upcoming Events


Information Evening

October 13, 2022 - 7:00pm
The Florentin Home, 4 Sir Ryan Ct., Chesterfield, MO 63017

S'mores Bonfire for 8th/9th Graders

October 13, 2022 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Florentin Driveway, 4 Sir Ryan Ct, 63017

Bourbon & Burn Guys Info Night

November 4, 2022 - 7:00pm
The Wacker Home, 3 Ponca Trail, Kirkwood, MO

Princess Bride Movie Night for 8th/9th graders

November 18, 2022 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
St. John Bosco, 12934 Marine Ave, 63146


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(314) 384-9504

P.O. Box 410410
St. Louis, MO 63141

Checks may be made out to Chesterton Academy of St. Louis and mailed to the PO Box above.

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