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Ages 6 to 11

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 6 to 11
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 4 students / class
Maximum 15 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: 360,000 NT$
to: 360,000 NT$
Address: Jili Street, Beitou Taipei, Taiwan 112
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Most common nationality


Ratio of local students to international students

All international

Max. number of students per class


Average number of students per class


Does the school employ teaching assistants?


Native English speaking teachers


Language support for students not fluent in English


Additional language classes offered by the school

Mandarin Chinese

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes, we have device for each student.

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes, we are well set up for virtual classrooms.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Uniform required


Waiting list


Entry evaluation for students


Brief description of entry evaluation required

We interview parents and children before offering a trial week. During the trial week, we assess whether students have the interpersonal skills and strong intrinsic motivation for a learner-driven community. We also check whether younger students are able to read simple instructions in English.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)


Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, on a case-by-case basis.

External examinations or assessments available

Students have the option to take IOWA or MAPP standardized exams.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

While we welcome families of all religions, we are not affiliated with any one specific religion.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

We can support those with mild dyslexia. All other special learning needs need to have strong outside support.

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

We give a lot of freedom to academically advanced students to explore their own interests. For instance, we allow students to earn time to work on college-level courses on platforms like EdX.

Student access to education psychologist

We can provide recommendations for counselors.

School start time

9:00 AM

School finish time

3:30 PM

Supervised care before/after school

We allow students to come into the studio from 8:30AM. We do not currently offer after school care.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

We have various extracurricular activities throughout the year.

School provided lunches

No, we ask students to bring their own.

Sports activities included

We have PE twice a week and hiking on a weekly or biweekly basis, dependent on weather.

Sports facilities at the school

We have access to a YMCA with gym, pool, basketball court, as well as public playground with new play equipment and fields.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Not currently.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Acton Academy Taipei is a US-accredited micro-school with Socratic guides and hands-on Quests powering a learner-driven community of heroes, aged 6 to 12. Our mission to inspire each child that enters our doors to find their calling and change the world.

Teaching approach of the school

We have no homework, no tests, and no grades. Instead, we use Socratic discussions to hone critical thinking, self-paced, adaptive programs to master core skills, and hands-on, real-world projects to deliver 21st-centry skills. All our students are on a Hero's Journey to find a calling and change the world.

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