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Founded in 2008, Chelsea Academy is an independent school rooted in the classical liberal arts tradition and the fullness of the Catholic faith. Serving students in grades K-12, Chelsea offers an inspiring academic program, an interscholastic sports program, outdoor adventure, drama, choir, and other extracurricular opportunities. Talented, experienced teachers challenge and bring out the best in our students.

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Summer Conference at Chelsea

This summer, Chelsea Academy will gather leading voices at the nexus of Catholic education and statesmanship to explore how to form Catholic lead

Senior Trip to DC

Last month, the senior class was delighted to depart on the second field trip of their high school career: a trip to Washington D.C., where they

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Foeckler

Entering college, Mr. Chris Foeckler didn’t expect to be a teacher. He figured he’d be out of seminary and ordained by now.“I had kind of the iro

Faculty Spotlight: Mrs. McShurley

For years, Mrs. Holly McShurley happily homeschooled her 10 children in the greater Front Royal area. But when Chelsea Academy started to expand

Chelsea Science Fair

The Chelsea Science Fair, an annual event that takes place early in the third quarter, was held on January 24th this year. High school freshmen a

Spirit Week 2024

Spirit week at Chelsea Academy took place January 8th-12th this year and was filled with fun and school spirit! Traditionally, Chelsea holds spir

Fall Sports Awards

Like the beginning of this school year, fall sports seemed to fly by. Last Monday at the Fall Sports Banquet, Chelsea recognized all nine teams s

The Annual St. Cecilia's Day

St Cecilia’s Day, an annual tradition that sends students off to Thanksgiving break, took place on the 21st of November this year! This event sho

Chelsea's St. Thomas More Chapel

A highlight for Chelsea Academy this year has been the opening of the Thomas More Chapel, which lives tucked in on the second floor of the lower

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Shenandoah Valley's K-12 Catholic School

Forming confident young men and women to be imbued with a love of truth and armed with the tools to "read well, speak well, and think well" as they strive to discover all that is true, good and beautiful in our world. Contact us today to learn more about Chelsea, visit our school, or schedule a shadow day.