ADMISSIONS



 

Admissions Process

We are delighted that you are interested in Acton Academy of Washington, DC! The admissions process is designed to make sure that we are the right school for your child and your family. We accept applications on a rolling basis.

Step One: Learn More

Please familiarize yourself with Acton, if you haven't already. Review our website, watch our videos, meet our team, and learn what parents are saying. We recommend reading Courage to Grow: How Acton Academy Turns Learning Upside Down.

Step Two: Come for a Tour

If you haven’t toured Acton already, please join us for a personal tour so we can show you our school and learn more about your family (select a tour date and time). We look forward to meeting you!

Note: We welcome families who are relocating to Washington, DC to complete the application before coming for a tour. We are happy to work with you to schedule a tour and child/family visit around your families’ travel to DC.

Step Three: Complete the Application

Please use the online application to submit your answers to these and other questions:

 
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  1. After reviewing our website and resources, what inspires you most about Acton Academy of Washington, DC?

  2. Why do you think Acton Academy of Washington, DC would be a good fit for your child?

  3. Tell us about your family's educational journey. How have you been satisfied and dissatisfied with your child’s education so far (if applicable)?

 

Step Four: Schedule a Child/Family Visit

After receiving your application, your child will be invited to visit Acton Academy so that we can get to know him/her and he/she can experience Acton. This is also an opportunity for us to get to know your family better.

Step Five: Invitation to Enroll

Following the visit, if we believe Acton would be a good fit for your family, we will invite you to enroll. The enrollment fee will be due upon acceptance of our offer of admission.

 
 

 

Tuition

All-Day Acton Montessori (ages 3 to 6)
M-F, 8:00am - 6:00pm
(parents may drop off between 8:00 and 8:45am and pick up anytime between 3:00 and 6:00pm)

All-Day Acton Elementary (grades 1 to 6)
M-F, 8:00am - 6:00pm
(parents may drop off between 8:00 and 8:45am and pick up anytime between 3:00 and 6:00pm)

  • $23,400 annual tuition for 2019-2020 school year

  • $1,000 enrollment fee
    (nonrefundable, annually, including first year, per student)

  • $2,500 optional five-week summer program, M-F, 8:00am - 6:00pm
    (parents may drop off between 8:00 and 8:45am and pick up anytime between 3:00 and 6:00pm)

 

 

Nondiscriminatory Policy

Acton Academy admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at Acton Academy. Acton Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national, or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic, and other school-administered programs.