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what does a flourishing child look like?


According to research, the healthiest, happiest, most joyful people have:

  • A sense of meaning or purpose bigger than one's self
  • Healthy, positive connection with others
  • Healthy, positive connection with themselves (mind, body, spirit)
  • Healthy, positive connection with nature
  • Experiences of flow states
  • Experiences of beauty


what if school were designed to cultivate all aspects of flourishing?


Launched Fall 2018, The Forest School in Pinewood Forest—Fayetteville, GA—joins a growing network of Acton Academy Schools worldwide that are building on the success of the original Acton Academy in Austin, Texas.

Watch this video about how Acton is transforming education.


A School for the 21st Century

Let's teach for mastery—not test scores
Sal Khan

Bring on the learning revolution!
// Sir Ken Robinson

A virtual tour of Acton Academy
// Acton Academy, Austin, TX

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Pinewood Forest  |  290 Heatherden Ave., Fayetteville, GA