Explore Our KW Montessori & Private Elementary Studios

We’re thrilled that you’re interested in learning more about IGNITE: An Acton Academy.

We’re currently enrolling our families for the balance of the 2022-2023, or 2023-2024 school year in the following studios:

Spark (Montessori) studio (ages 4 to 6)

Discover (Elementary) studio (ages 7 to 10)

Explore (Middle School) Studio (ages 11 to 13)

By continuing on this step-by-step exploration, you’ll get to know IGNITE and determine if it’s the right fit for your family. 

You can book a meeting with us at any time using the link in our menu bar. We’re happy to walk you through this process and chat about any specific questions that you have.


Go through each link in this check-list. It will lead you step-by-step through the information you ‘ll need to determine if this is a good fit for your family:


Start your journey by learning about Acton Academy.


Learn about IGNITE: An Acton Academy, and how these philosophies work in our local Kitchener-Waterloo-Cambridge community.


Read about the details by exploring our school calendar, other logistics, and FAQs.


Read, watch and listen to stories of other families and learners who have joined the Acton community.


Done with all 4 steps?  Amazing! 

Thank you for taking the time to devote to exploring IGNITE: An Acton Academy. 

Check out the questions below to see if you’re ready to submit your application. We can’t wait to meet you!


If you can answer “yes” to all of the questions below, we invite you to complete our enrolment questionnaire to better understand your and your child’s learning goals and why you’d like to join our community at IGNITE.

  1. Do you want a learning experience that offers a 21st century approach, and brings a joy of learning to your family?
  2. Do you want your child to discover their unique strengths and how to best apply them in their life?
  3. Are you open to being on a hero’s journey with us?
  4. Are you keen to engage in a learning process that hands the responsibility of learning to the child and their family?
  5. Have you taken the time to understand all the content in this explore IGNITE journey?
  6. Have you looked at the tuition page and understand the investment?

Complete the IGNITE: An Acton Academy application questionnaire.

Not quite ready to apply? Have more questions?  Book a meeting.