Acton Academy ANACORTES
We believe every child is a genius who will find a calling that will change the world.
Acton Academy Anacortes is a private school located in Skagit County.
The goal is for our school to flourish and serve our community. As we grow, we will accept upper elementary aged learners. We then will grow into a middle school, and continue to funnel learners to Launchpad (Acton's apprenticeship model high school).
Acton Academy is a revolutionary learner driven school, a 21st century solution for the epidemic of mediocrity and apathy that plagues young people in traditional school. It’s an innovative approach to education that celebrates personal responsibility, creative freedom, and the pursuit of one’s life purpose.
With 300+ worldwide campuses, our Learner-Driven community believes every child is a Hero who deserves to find a calling that will change the world. Bound by extremely high standards of excellence and lifelong learning, this is where great adventures begin.
YOU MAY BE AN ACTON FAMILY IF....
You believe young people should be prepared for life, not just prepped for higher education after high school.
You desire your child to fall in love with learning instead of mastering memorization of facts for the sake of good test scores.
You fear a child's six hour day in the traditional classroom will create boredom and not encourage curiosity.
Your child loves hands-on learning over lecture-based instruction.
You value creativity, curiosity, and character development just as much as you value literacy, math, and writing skills.
You believe your child can grow without homework and frequent testing.
You desire your child to find their passion and also learn how to manage their time now instead of when they are 18.
We believe each of our learners will find a passion, something they love and have a gift to do. Finding and pursuing this gift we call the Hero's Journey. Our mission is to equip our learners with the skills and tools they will need to find and pursue their life's purpose and calling.
OUR PROMISE TO OUR LEARNERS:
To prepare young people to live exceptional lives in the real world.
Learning to be curious, independent, lifelong learners.
Encourage the discovery of his or her most precious gifts and learn to use them to solve difficult problems.
Develop a deep respect for economic, political, and religious freedoms.
Cherish the arts and the wonders of the world around us.