Coming to Warrenton in Fall of 2025


Vision of the Chesterton Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas

At the Chesterton Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas, we envision an educational community where faith and reason flourish in harmony, guiding young minds towards truth, wisdom, and virtue. Our academy is committed to nurturing intellectual curiosity, spiritual depth, and moral integrity, forming students who are not only thinkers but also doers and believers.

Inspired by the profound insights of G.K. Chesterton and the intellectual rigor of St. Thomas Aquinas, our vision is to offer a rigorous classical education infused with the richness of the Catholic intellectual tradition. We aim to cultivate an environment where students are encouraged to question, to seek, and to love wisdom, fostering a lifelong passion for learning and an unshakable commitment to truth.

Our curriculum is grounded in the Great Books and the timeless principles of art, science, and the humanities, designed to awaken the mind and stir the soul. We believe in education that goes beyond textbooks, encompassing the beauty of arts, the rigor of sciences, and the wisdom of philosophy and theology.

We envision our students as leaders and stewards of a just and compassionate society, equipped with a clear moral compass and a profound sense of purpose. Through a holistic approach to education, we seek to develop the whole person – intellectually, spiritually, physically, and emotionally – preparing our students not just for college and career, but for a life of virtue, service, and joy.

The Chesterton Academy of St. Thomas Aquinas is more than a school; it is a community united in truth, dedicated to forming the next generation of thinkers, believers, and creators, who will illuminate the world with the light of faith and reason. In this pursuit, we are guided by the wisdom of the past, the challenges of the present, and the hope for a brighter, God-centered future.