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October 2, 2023

Chesterton Academy of Orlando

The reimaginED blog is a project of Step Up for Students, Florida’s nonprofit scholarship funding organization that promotes universal school choice, and they recently profiled Chesterton Academy of Orlando!

Read Article >> “The school these parents wanted didn’t exist, so with school choice, they created it”

Here’s an excerpt:

Florida is a hotbed for classical education. It’s home to at least 15 classical charter schools and dozens of classical private schools, including many that are classical Christian schools. Those now include several rooted in the Catholic tradition.

The Chesterton Academy of Orlando is another fresh example – but with a twist.

The parents who got it rolling in the fall of 2022 had earlier established a classical Catholic home-school co-op. As their children advanced through middle school, they decided they wanted something different for high school. And because what they wanted didn’t exist, they did what more and more parents and teachers in Florida are doing: They created it.

Read the rest of the article here.

Chesterton Academy of Orlando

Chesterton Academy of Orlando is a classical high school, grounded in the Catholic faith. Our mission is to help students recognize the true, imitate the good, and adore the beautiful, falling in love with the source of it all—God himself.

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