Vision and Mission

Our Vision

Chesterton Academy of Buffalo seeks to be an instrument for the renewal of Catholic
culture. To achieve our Vision, our school community forms partnerships with other ministries and engages in Christian service and evangelization activities.

Our Mission

Chesterton Academy of Buffalo is an independent high school in the Catholic tradition
which draws upon the riches of a classical curriculum to form students to live with
intellectual and moral integrity.

Our Model of Education

The Three Pillars

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 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:

Our Patron, G.K. Chesterton

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