Do you know a child who just might change the world?

We're a program for children aged 5 years to High School, enrolling year-round in the Northwest Suburbs of Chicago.

Reimagine learning.

At Acton Palatine, we use all the latest in game-based technology in a self-paced environment, plus hands-on real-world projects and apprenticeships, delivered in a tightly bound community of lifelong learners.

It's learning for the 21st Century.

  • A Learner-Driven Community
  • Powerful Interactive Technology
  • Learning by Doing
  • The Socratic Method
  • Real-World Quests and Apprenticeships
  • The Hero's Journey

Learning at Acton

Learn To Do

Children prepare for real-world apprenticeships and challenges.

Learn To Learn

Children learn to be independent lifelong learners.

Learn To Be

Relational covenants and real-world consequences transform difficult decisions into virtuous habits.

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Learn more about the story of the Acton Academy Network.

Our Promises to your child

They will:

  • Begin a Hero’s Journey.
  • Learn to be a curious, independent, lifelong learner.
  • Develop a deep respect for economic, political and religious freedoms.
  • Cherish the arts, wonders of the physical world and the mysteries of life on Earth.
  • Discover his or her most precious gifts, and learn to use them to solve difficult problems.

Find out if Acton Palatine is the right fit for your family

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