Your child is destined to be a world-changer

Acton Academy Southwest Austin is a revolutionary
learner-driven school serving ages 6-10 launching in the
Fall of 2020 in Southwest Austin.

We offer a truly different approach to school. Supported by the latest in technology and cognitive science, we move beyond the traditional tools of lectures, homework, high-stakes tests, and grades. At Acton Academy Southwest Austin, our students learn in collaborative classrooms of multi-age learners. Our flexible approach challenges each student with their own differentiated learning plan and inspires them through real-world projects and experiences.

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At Acton Academy Southwest Austin, we believe that learning to do, learning to be, and learning to learn are more important than memorization alone – learning to know.

What Makes Acton Academy Southwest Austin Different?

Traditional
School

  • Rows of desks and a teacher at the blackboard
  • Memorization and testing of rules and facts
  • Report card measures your success
  • One teacher lectures to many students
  • Worksheets just like our grandparents used
  • School like a factory with bells, shifts, and one-size-fits-all

Acton Academy Southwest Austin

  • Work collaboratively like at Google or Facebook
  • Learn real skills and apply them in projects
  • Set personalized goals then transparently track progress
  • Everyone's a teacher; everyone's a student
  • Professional tools for art, engineering, and storytelling; Cutting-edge adaptive tech for Core Skills
  • School like a journey, with big goals, mentors, tools, and a destination you care about
“Our daughter is absolutely thriving at Acton Academy. She is taking ownership over her education - learning how to prioritize, focus, and accomplish goals. We couldn't be happier with the education, community, and values of Acton Academy.”

Find out if Acton Academy Southwest Austin is the right fit for your family:

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Now Enrolling for Fall 2020

Serving ages 6-10 in our Elementary Studio

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