Acton, MA
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Acton Public Schools

Source & Methodology

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Acton Boxborough School District Details

Acton Boxborough School District
16 Charter Rd
Acton, MA 01720

5,658 Students enrolled in District

8 Schools in District

16 Students Per Classroom (State average is 13)

Acton Boxborough School District School Quality Ratings

District Quality Compared to Massachusetts

(10 is best)

Better than of MA school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of U.S. school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

Discipline District State
Proficiency in Reading and Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math
School District
State
0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools in this District

School Grades
Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
36 Charter Rd
Acton, MA, 01720
09-12
Blanchard Memorial School
493 Massachusetts Avenue
Boxborough, MA, 01719
PK-06
C.t. Douglas Elementary School
21 Elm Street
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Luther Conant School
80 Taylor Road
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Mccarthy-Towne School
11 Charter Road
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Merriam School
11 Charter Road
Acton, MA, 01720
PK-06
Paul P Gates Elementary School
75 Spruce Street
Acton, MA, 01720
KG-06
Raymond J Grey Junior High School
16 Charter Rd
Acton, MA, 01720
07-08

School District Enrollment by Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 64.3% 65.8%
Black 1.5% 9.0%
Hispanic 3.4% 18.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 30.6% 6.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.2% 0.2%
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 6.9% 39.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.0% 35.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.8% 3.9%

Educational Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,789 $25,400,210 48.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,121 $3,239,690 6.2%
Staff $733 $2,118,370 4.0%
General Administration $245 $708,050 1.3%
School Administration $575 $1,661,750 3.2%
Operation $1,217 $3,517,130 6.7%
Transportation $1,291 $3,730,990 7.1%
Other $450 $1,300,500 2.5%
Total Support $5,631 $16,273,590 31.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,703 $10,701,670 20.4%
Total Expenditures $18,124 $52,378,360 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,238 $8,829,317,762 51.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,149 $1,098,638,023 6.4%
Staff $894 $854,825,435 5.0%
General Administration $198 $189,340,536 1.1%
School Administration $656 $626,728,689 3.7%
Operation $1,359 $1,298,651,332 7.6%
Transportation $699 $668,422,780 3.9%
Other $406 $388,136,507 2.3%
Total Support $5,362 $5,124,624,208 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,248 $3,104,553,880 18.2%
Total Expenditures $17,847 $17,058,595,089 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,487 $324,898,990,964 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $587 $29,383,130,681 4.7%
Staff $483 $24,167,878,083 3.8%
General Administration $205 $10,285,419,511 1.6%
School Administration $601 $30,113,641,000 4.8%
Operation $1,035 $51,821,442,969 8.2%
Transportation $475 $23,793,258,876 3.8%
Other $376 $18,849,723,887 3.0%
Total Support $3,762 $188,414,761,533 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,296 $114,973,102,384 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,545 $628,286,465,973 100.0%