Our School and Students by the Numbers
“A dead thing goes with the stream. Only a living thing can go against it.” - G.K. Chesterton
Chesterton Academy of Buffalo
- Celebrating our 4th year of operation.
- 41 students; 3:1 girl/boy ratio and in 2018-2019, expecting 3:2 girl/boy ratio
- Affordable tuition of $6,500 per student for the 2018-19 academic year.
- Class of 2014: 2 graduates; Class of 2015: 5 graduates; Class of 2016: 4 graduates. Our past graduates enrolled in early childhood education, nursing, engineering, hospitality, writing, music performance, chiropractic training, liberal arts, game design and one student enrolled in the minor-seminary program for the Diocese of Buffalo.
- Class of 2018: 14 expected graduates
- 2018 Chesterton graduates have been accepted to Mercyhurst University; LeMoyne University; Franciscan University; Gannon University; Ave Maria University; Christendom College; Clarkson University; Rochester Institute of Technology; St. John Fisher College; Siena College (3+1 Accelerated Accounting Program); John Carroll University (Boler School of Business); Daemen College (Physician’s Assistant and Physical Therapy programs); University of Buffalo; Medaille College, Canisius College; Niagara University; Hilbert College and more.
- 12 students plan on completing a four-year degree; 2 students plan on two-year degrees at community college.
- The 12 students who have applied to four-year colleges have been awarded presidential/dean/merit scholarships totaling over $1,000,000. 1/4 of those students have been invited to compete for higher-level scholarships within those schools.
- 12 students participated in the SAT: All students surpassed the benchmark scores for Evidence-Based Writing (as expected with a classical, humanities-based education); 1/2 of these students scored 650 or higher out of a potential 800 points. The majority of students met the benchmark in Math.
- 22 students participated in the March for Life; 4 faculty members gave of their own time and money to chaperone; 12 parents also joined our school to stand for Life.
- 5 students are actively discerning religious vocations.