Empower Your Child To Fulfill Their Dreams

At Acton Academy midwest, we help our 4K-12 students create their own path to success by developing the real world skills and character traits that matter most.

Is Your Child’s Education Setting Them Up For Success?

Young people need to learn the right things to help them fulfill their dreams. At Acton Academy midwest, our mission is to empower K-12 students to live meaningful lives by providing an environment where they discover their unique strengths, learn real-world skills, and grow in good character. Children get one shot at their education, so they need to learn what matters most.


"Our daughter loves learning at Acton. She can’t wait to share her day the moment she jumps into the car. I’m so grateful to see a love for learning come back into her eyes." — Acton Midwest Parent

It’s Student Centered

We empower kids to own their learning. No homework here. Instead, we help students set goals, manage their time, and work at their own pace on core subjects, while engaging in hands-on projects in science, art, and technology. This is authentic learning, not focused on passing tests or memorizing facts.


Focused On The Real World

We believe students learn by doing. Whether it’s launching a startup business, playing an instrument, or programming a robot in their summer apprenceship, our students are building real world skills every day, paving the way for them to succeed in the future.



Guided, Not Taught


Learning should reflect the unique personality and interests of the learner. Instead of boring lectures, our Guides lead small groups, helping students set goals and discover their own learning path. With small groups, caring adults, and lots of freedom, kids are empowered to learn.


What We Focus On

It’s About People

The quality of your relationships determines the quality of your life. So we focus on inspiring students to develop real friendships, a sense of personal accountability, and standing strong in their convictions even as you respect others around you.

Character Is Destiny

Character really matters. The right skillset combined with character is a recipe for long-term success. Skills without character are a recipe for disaster. That’s why we believe in developing meaningful skills AND character.

Solve Big Problems

Don’t think small. There are countless big problems in the world, and we need people of vision and courage willing to tackle them. We encourage big dreams and big vision and teach the skills to accomplish those dreams.

Get Back Up

Be gritty. Everybody fails sometimes, but the determined person who gets back up and tries again (and again) is the person who succeeds in their ambitions. It’s OK to fall. Get back up and try again.

We Have What It Takes

We’re better together. We appreciate the perspective of others and realize that we are stronger as a team and community. We teach students to lead by listening and loving our neighbors so that now and forever, they can work together with the person beside them.

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