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For ages 5-7

Spark Studio

Be a good friend and learn to read.

Like Maria Montessori, we believe that even the youngest child has important work to do – whether that be work with Montessori work, imaginative play, or using wood scraps, ladders, and old tires to build a castle.

The Spark Studio is best imagined as a garden where learners embrace Montessori work and Loose Parts Play to learn real-life skills and develop the independence, focus, and kindness needed to enter our Explorer Studio — each prepared to discover a calling that will change the world.

Spark Studio learners:

  • Grow curiosity through Montessori work, hands-on projects, and “loose parts” play.
  • Explore mindfulness, natural interests, music, and have a LOT of fun.
  • Build the foundations of independent learning, reading, writing, communication, and math.
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For ages 7-11

Explorer Studio

Accomplish important work and play well with others.

An Acton Elementary Studio is like a close-knit neighborhood where learners tackle important work, solve problems, collaborate with peers, and engage in increasingly challenging games.

Explorer Studio learners:

  • Ask great questions.
  • Have fun and welcome others.
  • Set and track goals.
  • Build a solid foundation in math, reading, writing, and civilization.
  • Explore, are curious and develop a love of learning through hands-on project-based learning.
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Coming September 2025

For ages 12-14

Makers Studio

Learn to work hard.

Makers Studio is where young heroes learn to work hard, tackle complex computational challenges, communicate clearly and persuasively and develop the passion and real-world skills needed to make a difference in the world.

Makers Studio learners:

  • Master core skills (reading, writing, and math) through the latest technology.
  • Develop critical thinking and an appreciation for heroes and history through Socratic discussions.
  • Dive deeply into biology, chemistry, physics, engineering, finance and psychology through immersive quests and public exhibitions.
  • Prepare for the real world through challenging apprenticeships.
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Coming Soon

For ages 15-18

Launchpad Studio

Would you prefer a traditional high school or the adventure of a lifetime?

Launchpad (high school) is where learners prepare for the adventure of a lifetime, whether the next step is a selective college, launching their own business or a first job at SpaceX or Google.

Extraordinary young leaders spend time doing something they love to do; inspired by world class coaches and experts; having fun with friends as they create lifelong memories.

We will be growing with our learners through Launchpad. Exact launch date for Launchpad is TBD.

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Hear about Acton from this video made by Launchpad heroes.