Begin your Family's Journey


Acton Academy Southwest audition process is designed to help your family explore learning in the 21st century, then decide if this is the right fit for you. You can read, watch videos, and participate in events. We encourage you to dive deeply!

We are welcoming learners ages 6 through 11 for the 2020-2021 school year. We follow on a 'flexible' 11 month calendar schedule. Tuition is $1,100 per month ($12,100 per year) with a one-time $500 enrollment fee. Spaces are limited so we encourage you to apply early.

Who is Acton Academy Southwest Austin for?

  • People who believe the traditional school system no longer works to prepare children for the modern world
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Creators and creatives
  • Out-of-the box thinkers
  • People who want the benefits of child-directed learning without having to make a full-time commitment to homeschooling
  • Families with flexible schedules
  • People who need flexible attendance for travel and family obligations. (We will operate on an 11-month calendar with 4-7 week sessions and breaks in between)
  • Children who want additional time to pursue their passions beyond traditional after school hours
  • People who want to maximize their family time
  • Trailblazers and trendsetters
  • Families who value their freedom and want their children to develop a love of learning

Get Started

This process is designed to make sure that we are the right school to serve the life-long learning needs for your child and your family.

We recognize that we ask you to dedicate time and thought to the process. Families who are thriving in our community often share that they truly enjoyed the process, and we hope you do too.

  • Fill out the introduction form.

    Let us know you're interested and we will connect with you!

    We'll then send information about upcoming events, videos and books that you may find valuable for your family!

    Introduction Form
  • Submit your audition form and ask us any questions you may have!

    Complete your family profile and tell us "why Acton"!

  • Collaborative interview. We'd like to schedule a time to connect with your family. This meeting is aimed to be fun and informal to connect and answer questions you may have.
  • Invitation to enroll or "Waiting Pool". Following the interview, depending on availability, Acton Academy Southwest Austin will invite your Hero to enroll or include you in our "waiting pool".