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Do you believe your child has the potential to change the world?

Do you believe learning to do and learning to be are more important than textbooks alone?

Do you believe in a closely connected family of lifelong learners?

A 21st Century School made for today's generation.

We believe that strong communication skills,  combined with conscious decisions and kindness, will position children to become the Heroes of their community and leaders in any endeavor they challenge themselves with.

We believe that children should be given the freedom to think for themselves and that they each have the natural ability to be problem solvers.

We encourage young people to learn to search for problems that need solutions.

A generation of Heroes that learn to solve problems will change our world. A generation of independent thinkers that confidently use their voice, think critically and hold space for multiple perspectives.

Acton Academy Heroes grow rooted in self-confidence, resilience, grit, and empathy. They courageously explore the unknown and take risks, knowing they will learn something valuable even if they don’t succeed.

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At Acton Academy Amarillo we believe that learning to do, learning to be, and learning to learn are more important than memorization alone – learning to know.

Learning at Acton Academy Amarillo

Learn to Learn

The world is changing fast. The skills of tomorrow aren't the skills of today. Take with you a DIY toolbox of curiosity, grit, trial-and-error, joy, and perseverance. You've confronted new things before. You can learn anything.

Learn to Do

What skills do you need to change the world? Every day we're standing in the shoes of doctors, designers, presidents, and builders, learning the skills and tools that heroes have mastered. We call it a Quest.

Learn to Be

No other accomplishment matters unless you've built a life you're proud of. Have you become a good person? What relationships have you nurtured? What habits have become part of your character?

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What makes Acton Academy Amarillo Different?

Traditional School

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Rows of desks and a teacher at the blackboard
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Memorization and testing of rules and facts
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Report card measures your success
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One teacher lectures to many students
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Worksheets just like our grandparents used
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School like a factory with bells, shifts, and one-size-fits-all

Acton Academy Amarillo

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Work collaboratively like at Google
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Learn real skills and apply them in projects
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Set personalized goals then transparently track progress
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Everyone's a teacher; everyone's a student
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Professional tools for art, engineering, and storytelling; cutting-edge adaptive tech for Core Skills
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School like a journey, with big goals, mentors, tools, and a destination you care about

We believe clear thinking leads to good decisions, good decisions lead to the right habits, the right habits lead to character, and character becomes destiny.

Find out if Acton Acton Academy Amarillo is the right fit for your family:

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Our Story

We're a family just like yours. Find out why we're here.

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