Education is for improving the lives of others and for

leaving your community and world better than you found it.

~ Marian Wright Edelman

The Texas Panhandle's only private college preparatory school for students in grades 6 through 12


School Nurse

Claudia McClellan R.N. serves Ascension Academy as the school nurse and director of health services. This is her 18th year at Ascension Academy. She coordinates CPR/AED. She is certified in spinal, vision and hearing screenings. She has her food safety manager’s certificate for the school. She also works as a disaster relief nurse for a company out of San Antonio. Prior to coming to Ascension Academy, Mrs. McClellan was charge nurse of a residential treatment center.


She has been a clinical instructor/quality assurance at an adolescent chemical dependency unit, and she has worked in both children and adolescent acute care units at a psychiatric hospital. Mrs. McClellan is married with two children, a son, Jordan, and a daughter, Callie, attending West Texas A&M. She is a member of Amarillo Fellowship Church. In her spare time, Claudia enjoys spending time with her family and traveling.


EMAIL: cmcclellan@ascensionacademy.org

Founded in 2000, Ascension Academy is Amarillo's only college preparatory school providing an education in a challenging, faith-affirming environment to maximize
the potential of every student. 

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle

Get in Touch

(806) 342 - 0515


9301 Ascension Parkway

Amarillo, Texas 79119

Mailing Address:

PO Box 50729

Amarillo, Texas 79159-0729