Frequently Asked Questions
Acton Academy begins at 8:30 am each day and finishes at 3:15 pm.
The school calendar is based on a series of 5- to 6-week project sprints called “Quests”, each with a theme – like Architecture, Robotics, Medical Biology, or Detective Chemistry. Each Quest is a grand adventure, culminating in a public Exhibition for family and friends.
Each session is followed by 1 to 2 weeks off to refuel and enjoy holidays as a family.
We believe that each of us has a special calling in life, and a series of trials and tests that must be faced with integrity and purpose in order to live a satisfying and fulfilled life. Our mission is to prepare your child for his or her special journey.
Someone who is able to research questions, follow instructions, solve problems, participate in discussion, and strive for mastery…while also being able to admit that they don’t know something and work to figure out a solution when they hit a roadblock (without having to ask an adult for help).
We are not trained or staffed to serve children with serious learning disabilities, special needs, or who need specialized attention. If you are interested in Acton Academy and believe it is a great fit for your family, please inquire and we will personally assess your unique situation and the fit of your young learner.
While Acton Academy Northwest Indianapolis does not offer courses in Bible or religion, learners will encounter a Christian worldview at Acton Academy. We believe that each person was created by God and that we all have a unique purpose and calling for our lives. Our mission at Acton is to empower our learners to find their calling and change the world. It is a bold vision, and one that we take very seriously. We welcome families of all beliefs.