Application/Audition Process

Journey Academy is currently accepting applications for the Fall of 2025  since all our studios are full for the 2024-2025 school year.  Please read through these instructions carefully as applications cannot be submitted until all steps are completed.  

Open houses for the 2024 school year are full 
and they will resume in Spring of 2025.  

Our application/audition process...

We look forward to exploring whether your family might thrive in our school. Our audition process is designed to make sure that we are the right school to serve the learning needs of your child and your family. 

Here are the components of our application/audition process. Completing each of these steps and submitting an application is free and there is no obligation to enroll.  Due to the high interest we receive in our school, we do ask each parent to take the time to do your own self-learning to help determine if Journey Academy will be a good fit for your family. 

Complete your research on the Acton methodology. To avoid a poor fit and a move to a new academic environment, we ask each applicant family to familiarize themselves with the Acton model as your first step in the application process. We have many great resources to help you understand our model and consider whether your family would be a good fit at Journey Academy. Please watch or read all of these links and be prepared to answer questions about them on your application: 

  1. Watch the Ted Talk by Jeff Sandefer called ‘Rethinking Education’.

  2. Watch the ‘Virtual Tour of Acton Academy’ video. 

  3. Read through our Info Kit.

  4. Read through our contracts document to learn about our tuition agreement, Covid policies, Parent & Hero Contracts HERE.

  5. Read Courage to Grow by Laura Sandefer to learn about the history of the Acton methodology.  

When you have completed all six steps above, please take some time to submit your application by clicking on the link below.  Please know that you must be familiar with all of those resources as you will be asked questions about them in the application.  

  • Complete the online Hero Application found HERE.

  • Schedule a Parent Interview and a Hero Interview.

  • Admissions decision: We will inform you of our admissions decision soon after your audition and interview. We have limited spots for fall of 2024 and we want to be sure that each Hero is a good fit with our unique approach to education. 

  • Pay Enrollment Fee: Admission will be confirmed upon receipt of the enrollment fee. This step will secure your enrollment in Journey Academy. Currently the enrollment fee is $500 and tuition for the 2024/2025 school year is $6,500, which can be divided into monthly payments.