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.
Step One: Learn More
Please familiarize yourself with Acton, if you haven't already. We recommend you review our website, watch our videos, and read 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
If you are interested in enrolling your child for the 2020-2021 school year, please submit an application by January 31, 2020. We have limited spaces available for mid-year enrollment this year (2019-2020). If you are interested in enrolling your child at Acton this school year, please submit an application promptly and/or contact us for more information.
Please use the online application to submit your answers to these and other questions:
After reviewing our website and resources, what inspires you most about Acton Academy of Washington, DC?
Why do you think Acton Academy of Washington, DC would be a good fit for your child?
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: Come for a Child/Family Visit
After receiving your application, we will invite your family to visit Acton. The child/family visit is an opportunity for your child to experience Acton and for us to get to know him/her. It is also an opportunity for us to learn more about your family and your interest in Acton Academy.
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.
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 3:30 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 3:15 and 6:00pm)
$23,400 annual tuition for 2019-2020 school year
$1,000 enrollment fee
(nonrefundable, annually, including first year, per student)
Optional summer program, dates and fee pending
Acton Academy is open to all regardless of race, color, creed, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.