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K-6|Private
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School leader:  Anna Emerick-Biad
1730 Tierra De Mesilla
Las Cruces, NM 88005

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(575) 449-4796
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"Self paced & project based learning are key components at Acton."

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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Business, Engineering, Environmental...
  • Arts
    Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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Submitted by a parent · December 26, 2016
The school emphasizes a hand's on learning experience in a multi-grade environment. They practice the Socrates methodology with the core skills while also offering many progressive educational opportunities including community activities,... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 26, 2016
To start the day, the guide will read a short story about a typical social problem facing most students. Based on the Socrates methodology, the class will openly discuss how the people in the story would feel and what are the potential... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · December 26, 2016
The Socrates methodology (which promotes asking questions rather than providing the answers) enables the children to formulate their own answers and enables them to explore. The teachers are very patient.

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Submitted by a school leader · October 31, 2016
At Acton Academy, the children are taught that they are on a hero's journey to find a calling to change the world. Building character and a strong work ethic is a huge part of the program.

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Our Promise to Your Child He or she will: Begin a Hero’s Journey. Learn to be a curious, independent, lifelong learner. Develop a deep respect for economic, political and religious freedoms. Cherish the arts, wonders of the physical world and the mysteries of life on Earth. Discover his or her most precious gifts and learn to use them to solve difficult problems.

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Last modified: December 26, 2016
Last modified Acton Academy Las Cruces is a Private school that serves grades K-6
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