High School

“A dead thing can go with the stream,
but only a living thing can go against it.” 
– G.K. Chesterton

St. Ignatius Chesterton Academy is a member of the Chesterton Schools Network, an initiative of The Society of Gilbert Keith Chesterton, dedicated to evangelization, Catholic education, and the social teaching of the Catholic Church. Located in Kaukauna as a part of St. Ignatius Catholic School, St. Ignatius Chesterton Academy serves students from the greater Appleton, Wisconsin, and Fox Cities area. 

  • Integrated liberal arts curriculum in the Catholic intellectual tradition

  • Academically rigorous, with a mixture of Socratic method, lecture, and engaging lessons

  • Affordable tuition and tuition assistance

  • Daily Mass, weekly Eucharistic Adoration, and prayer throughout the day

  • Training young men and women who will bravely witness their faith through excellence in their vocations and their relationships with Jesus Christ


The Most Rev. Bishop David L. Ricken shares his full endorsement of Catholic classical high schools and Chesterton Academy member schools like ours! Watch the video below to hear his statement:


Download a PDF of our brochure here.