Peace and Freedom in Learning! A school designed for the 21st century.

A Project-based, Student-led Education

Located in Columbia, MD
Serving Elementary-High School (K-10th)

Find a calling, change the world

Our promise to your child

He or she will:

  • Begin a Hero’s Journey
  • Learn to be a curious, independent, lifelong learner.
  • Develop a deep respect for economic, political and religious freedoms.
  • Cherish the arts, wonders of the physical world and the mysteries of life on Earth.
  • Discover his or her most precious gifts and learn to use them to solve difficult problems.
Learn to learn

Socratic Discussions and self paced challenges equip children to be independent lifelong learners.

Learn to do

Hands-on Quests for Science, Entrepreneurship and the Arts prepare children for Apprenticeships and real world challenges.

Learn to be

The Hero’s Journey, relational covenants and real world consequences transform difficult decisions into virtuous habits.

Learn More About Acton Academy

“In my view, no subject is ever finished. No concept is sealed off from other concepts. Knowledge is continuous; ideas flow.”

– Salman Khan, Founder of Khan Academy

Home of the Spartans

A spartan is a person of great courage and self-discipline and our Spartek Spartans are just that!

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