Acton Academy Southwest Austin

Location: South/Southwest Austin, near S. Lamar and Manchaca Rd.
Students served: Elementary school, ages 6 through 10
Current enrollment: Now enrolling for Fall 2020; maximum of 30
Model/philosophy: Every child has a gift that can change the world in a profound way. Acton’s mission is to inspire each child and parent who enters the doors to find that calling and develop the passion to pursue it. The founders believe that “learning to do” and “learning to be” are even more important than “learning to know.”
Special features: Acton Academy Southwest Austin is a student-led, self-paced, private accredited school. The school uses online adaptive software for math and language, project-based learning, Socratic discussion groups, and examination of the Hero’s Journey and how it applies personally to each student.
Schedule: 8:25am–3:15pm Monday–Friday; Acton Academy Southwest Austin follows an 11-month calendar that allows for students to have extended breaks throughout the year and maintains their interests and retention by shortening the summer break.
Tuition: $1,100 per month for 11 months ($12,100 per year).
Contact: Jeffrey and Anissa Couvillon, Owners | info@actonacademyswaustin.org | actonacademyswaustin.org