UPDATING EDUCATION FOR THE NEXT GENERATION
WHY ACTON ACADEMY?
Founded in Austin, TX in 2008, Acton Academy has demonstrated exceptional results using principles and values calibrated with our advancing, modern world. Our school is an extension of that innovation and a proud member of the Acton Academy community.
CREATING A Learner Driven Community
Students create and sign a Contract of Promises describing how each individual will act and the consequences for violating community norms
Mentor teams encourage younger and older students to listen, affirm, set goals and hold each other accountable.
Earning "Learn to Be" badges that celebrate character and completing leadership challenges.
JOY + RIGOR = MASTERY
"Embracing rigor is part of saying 'yes' to a Hero's Journey. Deep learning brings a special sense of joy, but the mastery required for a Hero's Journey goes even further, requiring commitment, discipline and hard work towards a worthy goal."