Do you believe your child has the potential to change the world?
Do you believe learning to do and learning to be are more important than textbooks alone?
Do you believe in a closely connected family of lifelong learners?
Then perhaps Bee Cave School is for you and your family.
The Best School In Lake Travis, Bee Cave, & Lakeway
Acton Academy Bee Cave is an innovative private school serving children ages 4 – 7 (Spark Studio), ages 7 – 11 (Discovery Studio/Elementary school) ages 11-15 (Adventure Studio/Middle School).
Located in Bee Cave, Texas, (just outside of Austin, TX) at this alterative school we believe each young person who enters our doors can find their calling to change the world.
Acton Academy Bee Cave is part of the Acton Academy network — hailed by the US education secretary as a leading model of K-12 innovation in the United States.
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 the Lake Travis Area. This isn’t just an alternative school improving the traditional system – we’ve completely re-built the system from the ground up. We are so excited you’re looking into a private school like Acton Academy near Lakeway, Texas!
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At Acton Academy Bee Cave, we believe that learning to do, learning to be, and learning to learn are more important than memorization alone – learning to know.
Learn to Do
What skills do you need to change the world? 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, You’ve confronted new things before. You can learn anything.
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 Know
Build a solid foundation of traditional academics –and even more importantly, a clear “why?”. because storytelling can change the world. Dive deep into biology.
What Makes Acton Academy Bee Cave Different?
Rows of desks and a teacher at the blackboard
Memorization and testing of rules and facts
Report card measures your success
One teacher lectures to many students
Worksheets just like our grandparents used
School like a factory with bells, shifts, and one-size-fits-all
Acton Academy Bee Cave
Work collaboratively like at Google or Facebook
Learn real skills and apply them in projects
Set personalized goals then transparently track progress
Everyone’s a teacher; everyone’s a student
Professional tools for art, engineering, an storytelling
School like a journey, with big goals, mentors, tools
We believe clear thinking leads to good decisions, Good decisions lead to the right habits, The right habits lead to character, and character becomes destiny.
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Come out, have fun, and learn more about Acton Academy Bee Cave, located near Lakeway, TX. Especially if you’re wondering, “Is there an alternative school near me?”.
Seats Available To Start FALL 2022
Fall 2022 Audition Window is Open!
Ages 4 – 7
Ages 11 – 14
Ages 14 – 18
*You will notice we purposefully overlap ages in studios. This allows for individuals to move along at their
own pace! Placements into specific studios are based on a number of factors.
Find out if Acton Academy Bee Cave is the right fit for your family:
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We are a family on a journey. Find out how we got here and why we are here.
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