Acton-boxborough Regional High School

  • Acton-boxborough Regional High School serves 1,902 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 96% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Acton-boxborough Regional High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

Top Placements

Acton-boxborough Regional High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Acton-boxborough Regional High School's student population of 1,902 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 125 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School ()
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,902 students
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Total Classroom Teachers125 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Acton-boxborough Regional High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Acton-boxborough Regional High School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rankn/a
29%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
27%
6%
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Hispanic
3%
19%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
66%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.35
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameActon-boxborough School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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