Acton Academy Albuquerque

  • Acton Academy Albuquerque is a private, entrepreneurial micro school focused on building community, critical thinking, and self-direction. Our students are on a Hero's Journey to find their calling and change the world. If you're looking for a place your child can work at their own pace, fail early, cheaply and often, and build strong character, Acton may be the place for you.

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School Overview

School Type Alternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc. Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten-12
Year Founded 2017

Student Body

Total Students 40 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 51%
Students by Grade Acton Academy Albuquerque Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 3 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $9,000
Tuition Notes 2019-2020 Programs for 2018: Ages 5-7 = $7700; Ages 8-11 = $8140; Ages 12-14 = $8800 2020-2021 Tuition changes to $9000 regardless of age as we are moving to a new location.
% on Financial Aid
20%
Average Financial Aid Grant $2,000
Acceptance Rate
60%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Shannon Baldwin

School Notes

  • Acton Academy Albuquerque students, called Eagles, set daily goals and work at their own pace toward mastery in core skills like math, reading, writing, and typing using the best adaptive software programs available.  Eagles work in mulit-age studios, creating class covenants and contracts to govern their community and maintain many of their own systems of accountability.  Multi-disciplinary Quests allow Eagles to apply core skills and learn history, art, science, and entrepreneurship through hands-on, real world projects.  
  • Acton Academy Albuquerque currently serves ages 5-13 with plans to expand into ages 14-18 in 2021.

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Albuquerque
    Grades: PK-5 | 468 students
    7.2 miles
    1801 Central Ave NW
    Albuquerque, NM 87104
    (505)243-6659
    7.2 PK-5
    468

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The average private school tuition in Albuquerque, NM is $6,928 for elementary schools and $15,203 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Albuquerque, NM is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).