PreK–Grade 12 Regionalization
On June 3, 2013, voters at Town Meetings in Acton and Boxborough approved the expansion of the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District to include PreK–12. The new PreK–12 Region will begin on July 1, 2014.
November 2013 Regionalization Updates
Regionalization Transportation Update
Earlier Regionalization Updates
PreK–12 Regional Agreement, Approved 6/3/13
Send comments or questions to the Superintendent's office at 978.264.4700 or the Regional School Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blanchard Principal Search: As of July 1, 2014 Blanchard Memorial Elementary in Boxborough will merge with the five Acton elementary schools to become part of the Acton-Boxborough Regional School District. We are seeking a dynamic leader to maintain and advocate for Blanchard's traditions and culture. more
News & Events
Early Childhood Parent/Guardian Forum: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 7:00-8:30 PM at Blanchard Memorial School Library. Please join us. Topic: Acton and Boxborough Public Schools 2014-2015 Early Childhood programs.
2014-2015 School Calendar & Holidays: All schools. more
2014-2015 Preschool Registration: Schedule for parents/guardians of children entering Preschool in September 2014 (3 to 5 years old). Open Houses, registration process, application forms. more
2014-2015 Kindergarten Registration: Schedule for parents/guardians of children entering Kindergarten in September 2014 (5 years or older before 9/1/14). Meeting dates, school tours, early registration, parent information sessions, before and after school childcare. more
Acton-Boxborough Superintendent Search: Our AB Superintendent will retire in June. The Superintendent Search Committee invites parents, staff and community residents to participate in the search for a new Superintendent of Schools for our newly-expanded region by attending a focus group and taking an online survey.
Read the Focus Group Flyer with meeting times and locations.
Take the Online Search Survey, open through November 10.
Visit the Superintendent Search Website for information.
MCAS Results & Schedule: Results from 2013 Spring MCAS tests and schedule for 2013-2014 MCAS tests. more
Lunch Menus: December 2013 menus. All Schools. more
Hayward Road Construction: An on-going construction project on Hayward Road will continue into the first few weeks of school. For most of the day, there will be only one lane open between the skateboard park and the first entrance to the high school on Hayward Road. Construction should not start until 7:30am each day, but will affect traffic, walkers, buses and sport teams. more
2013-2014 Bus Routes & Schedules: All Schools. Updated 08-23-16. more
2013-2014 Financial Assistance Letter: Families Facing Financial Difficulties. more
For Staff Only: Opening Day All Staff, Monday, August 26, 2013 plus a letter from Dr. Mills more
Dr. Yong Zhao Video: From July 23, 2013 presentation to the community. more
AB Youth Risk Behavior Survey: 2012 YRBS Results. more
Gun Safety Letter: APS & AB School Committees urge our state and federal officials to take action. more
Archives: Earlier notices. more
Welcome to the APS & AB School District
Welcome from the Acton Public Schools (APS) and Acton-Boxborough Regional School District (ABRSD). APS refers to students (grades K-6) from Acton; ABRSD includes junior high and high school students (grades 7-12) who live in Acton and Boxborough. The AB District also includes the Carol P. Huebner Preschool and Acton-Boxborough Community Education. Read a message from our superintendent, Steve Mills.
School Committee News
- Meetings: Calendar, Agendas, Packets & Minutes more
- Archives: Agendas, Packets & Approved Minutes more
- Literacy Link: Reading & writing website with book lists, games, apps more
- Science & Social Studies Website: Elementary science, history, geography more
- Math Matters: Elementary math website more
- Common Core State Standards (CCSS): Math information for Parents more
- Common Core Information: Overview for Parents more
- 2013 Understanding Course Selection: at RJG JHS & ABRHS. more
- 2013 Summer Professional Learning: for Staff more
- Green Ribbon Schools Award: APS/ABRSD district won ED-GRS award more
- K-12 Recycling Award: ABRSD/APS won first place from MassRecycle more
- Acton Life, Green Schools: Read the article more
- 18% Electricity Reduction: Thanks to faculty, students & staff more
- Energy Efficiency: EPA Energy Star awards to four schools more
Food Service News
- December Lunch Menus: All Schools. more
- Suggestion Box: Food Services wants your ideas. Please leave your suggestions online. more
- Prepay Lunch:
ParentOnline is a secure way to prepay cafeteria purchases. Students must use their confidential Lunch ID (located in PowerSchool) for cafeteria purchases. more
- Free & Reduced Lunch:
Applications and instructions in English and Spanish for the free and reduced lunch program. more
District Central Office
16 Charter Road
Acton, Massachusetts 01720