• A 21st Century education

    in El Salvador's capital city.

    Acton El Salvador is an innovative Montessori pre-K through middle school that launched in 2016 just 2 kilometers from the US Embassy in Antiguo Cuscatlán. We believe that each young person who enters our doors is a hero destined to change the world.


    Acton Academy began in Austin, Texas is 2009 and now counts more than 200 learner-driven, parent-run schools around the world. We were number 14.


    We believe it is the most nurturing, deep-learning, student-centered learning environment in the world, and we're thrilled to share it with intentional families in our community.

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  • Skills for the Future

    Learn to Be

    No other accomplishment matters unless you've built a life you're proud of. Have you become a good person? What relationships have you nurtured? What habits have become part of your character?

    Learn to Do

    What skills do you need to change the world? At Acton Academy, every day we're standing in the shoes of doctors, designers, presidents, and builders, learning the skills and tools that heroes have mastered. We call it a Quest.

    Learn to Learn

    The world is changing fast. The skills of tomorrow aren't the skills of today. Take with you a DIY toolbox of curiosity, grit, trial-and-error, joy and perseverance. You've confronted new things before. You can learn anything.

    Learn to Know

    Build a solid foundation of traditional academics – and even more importantly, a clear "why?". Master writing and grammar because storytelling can change the world. Dive deep into biology because you intend to cure cancer.

  • "It is a miracle that curiosity survives formal education."

    -Albert Einstein

  • What Makes Acton Academy Different?

    Traditional School VS. Acton Academy

  • Is ordinary school enough for your extraordinary child?

    Find out if Acton is a great fit for your family:

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