What if children are

far more capable

than we imagine?

Acton Academy at Fall Creek is an innovative Pre-K through 8th-grade school that launched in 2020 in Pendleton, IN.

What makes Acton Academy different?

01. Young people doing challenging work at their own pace.

02. Collaborating on real-world projects.

03. Earning points for effort and badges for mastery.

04. Sharing learning in a tightly bound community.

05. Using the latest technology to master reading, writing and math.

0.6 On a Hero’s Journey, with challenges, adventures, fellow travelers and guides.

Learner-driven communities run by heroes-in-the-making

Self-management and self-governance are celebrated daily by learners who use 21st Century skills to tackle real world projects, inspired by classic heroes in a tightly bound community with extremely high standards.

Learn more about how Acton Academy turns learning upside down!

“A remarkable book that captures the powerful journeys of Acton Academy’s founders, students, parent community, and — I hope — the future of education around the globe. Any school, whether traditional or innovative, will gain insights from this magical place.”

Ted Dintersmith 
Education Author, Film Producer, and Philanthropist

Our Mission…

We believe each person who enters our doors deserves to find a calling and change the world.

Begin your family’s journey