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High School with a Higher Purpose



Chesterton Academy is raising 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, of country, and of Christ our Lord.

Chesterton Academy offers:

  • 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


An Education for Life

Chesterton Academy Chairman, Jay Ward, shares how Chesterton Academy graduates meet the needs of employers in today's global business world. 

About jay ward

Jay Ward is Chief Executive Office of Quadion LLC, a global technology manufacturer of integrated product solutions... Read more


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At a Glance

Convenient Locations

  • Edina Campus - near 50th and France
    Inside Calvary Church
  • St. Paul Campus - near McKnight Rd and I-94
    Inside Church of the Blessed Sacrament

By the Numbers

  • Entering our 11th year of operation

  • 2 campuses - Edina and St. Paul

  • 25 faculty and staff members

  • 170 students, roughly 50 / 50 gender split

  • 130 families spanning 70 zip codes and 47 parishes

  • Affordable tuition of $7,398 per student for the 2018-19 academic year; scholarships available

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