Acton-Boxborough School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 9 public schools serving 5,605 students in Acton-Boxborough School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 10% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Acton-Boxborough School District have an average math proficiency score of 76% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 77% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Acton-Boxborough School District are Acton-boxborough Regional High School, Paul P Gates Elementary School and Raymond J Grey Junior High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Acton-Boxborough School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Acton-Boxborough School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Acton-Boxborough School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
9 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
5,605 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
373 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Acton-Boxborough School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 97% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#29 out of 404 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Acton-Boxborough  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Acton-Boxborough  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Acton-Boxborough  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
97%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Acton-Boxborough  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.58
0.59
# American Indian Students
12 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
1,825 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
33%
7%
# Hispanic Students
253 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
20%
# Black Students
129 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
2%
9%
# White Students
3,145 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
56%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
237 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
111
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
352
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
343
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
365
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
388
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
415
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
420
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
420
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
486
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
478
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
427
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
447
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
501
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
452
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
-
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $19,237 in this school district is less than the state median of $21,203. The school district revenue/student has declined by 39% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,902 is less than the state median of $19,776. The school district spending/student has declined by 39% over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$108 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Acton-Boxborough  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$100 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Acton-Boxborough  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$19,237
$21,203
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Acton-Boxborough  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,902
$19,776
This chart display average spending per public school student in Acton-Boxborough  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Acton-Boxborough School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Acton-boxborough Regional High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 90%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
36 Charter Rd
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-4700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,827 students
Rank: #22.
Paul P Gates Elementary School
Math: 82% | Reading: 86%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
75 Spruce Street
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 266-2570
Grades: K-6
| 402 students
Rank: #33.
Raymond J Grey Junior High School
Math: 82% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
16 Charter Rd
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-4700
Grades: 7-8
| 964 students
Rank: #44.
Luther Conant School
Math: 77% | Reading: 81%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
80 Taylor Road
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 266-2550
Grades: K-6
| 442 students
Rank: #55.
Blanchard Memorial School
Math: 73% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
493 Massachusetts Avenue
Boxborough, MA 01719
(978) 263-4569
Grades: K-6
| 447 students
Rank: #66.
Merriam School
Math: 69% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
11 Charter Road
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-3371
Grades: K-6
| 498 students
Rank: #77.
C.t. Douglas Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
21 Elm Street
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 266-2560
Grades: K-6
| 427 students
Rank: #88.
Mccarthy-towne School
Math: 57% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
11 Charter Road
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-3377
Grades: K-6
| 487 students
15 Charter Road
Acton, MA 01720
(978) 264-4700
Grades: PK
| 111 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 5,605 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 97% (Top 10% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 76% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58

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