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What if children are far more capable than we imagine?

Acton Academy Alpharetta is an innovative, learner-driven school. We welcome families to join our rapidly growing community and be a part of the learning revolution.

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What makes
Acton Alpharetta different?

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Young people doing challenging work at their own pace.
Kids learning at Acton
Acton Campus in Austin
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Collaborating on real-world projects.
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Earning points for effort and badges for mastery.
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Sharing learning in a tightly bound community.
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Using the latest technology to master reading, writing, and math.
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On a Hero’s Journey, with challenges, adventures, fellow travelers and guides.
The Elementary Studio
The Spark Studio

Learner-driven communities run by heroes-in-the-making

Self-management and self-governance are celebrated daily by learners who use 21st Century skills to tackle real world projects, inspired by classic heroes in a tightly bound community with extremely high standards.

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"A remarkable book that captures the powerful journeys of Acton Academy’s founders, students, parent community, and — I hope — the future of education around the globe. Any school, whether traditional or innovative, will gain insights from this magical place.”
Ted Dintersmith
Education Author, Film Producer, and Philanthropist

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Our Mission

We believe each person who enters our doors deserves to find a calling and change the world.

"I would never have believed children could learn so much from each other...
until I saw it with my own eyes. The lessons of self-management and self-governance have prepared our fifth-grade daughter to be a lifelong learner.”
Parent, Elementary Studio