Welcome to ABRSD

The Acton-Boxborough Regional School District (ABRSD) is a public school system serving students preK-12 in the towns of Acton and Boxborough, Massachusetts. ABRSD includes six elementary schools (Blanchard, Conant, Douglas, Gates, McCarthy-Towne and Merriam), RJ Grey Junior High, AB Regional High School, Carol P. Huebner Preschool and Acton-Boxborough Community Education. Here's a message from our superintendent.

Bullying Prevention & Intervention

The AB District recognizes that safe school environments are necessary for students to learn and achieve high academic standards. Read the following information regarding bullying.

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.

School Committee News

  • School Committee Meetings: Calendar, Agendas, Packets & Minutes more
  • School Committee Archives: Agendas, Packets & Approved Minutes more

Department News

Curriculum News

  • Curriculum Websites: Literacy, Math, Science/Social Studies more
  • Common Core State Standards: Math info for Parents more
  • Common Core Information: Overview for Parents more
  • 2014-2015 Understanding Course Selection: RJG JHS & ABRHS. more
  • Summer Professional Learning: for Staff more

Facilities News

  • Green Ribbon Schools Award and K-12 Recycling Award: ED-GRS award and MassRecycle more
  • 18% Electricity Reduction: Thanks to faculty, students & staff more
  • Energy Efficiency: EPA Energy Star awards to four schools more

Food Service News

  • Latest Lunch Menus: All Schools. more
  • Prepay Lunch: Prepay cafeteria purchases online. Students must use their confidential Lunch ID (located in PowerSchool) for cafeteria purchases. more
  • Free & Reduced Lunch Program: Applications in English and Spanish more

Pupil Services News

Family Resources and Support


Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools
District Central Office
16 Charter Road
Acton, Massachusetts 01720

Phone: 978.264.4700
Fax: 978.264.3340

Driving Directions

News & Events

2014-2015 School Opens: Wednesday, September 3 for Grades K-7 and 9. Thursday, September 4 for Grades 8, 10, 11 and 12. more

2014-2015 Bus Routes:
 See the Acton and Boxborough bus routes and schedules for all schools.  more

2014-2015 Calendar, Fall 2014 School Opening and Open Houses: Latest calendar, school opening days and times, early release dates and open houses. more
Lunch Menus: All Schools. more
Spring 2015 MCAS: Based on the School District Leadership Team's recommendation, the School Committee voted on 6/24/14 that all students in grades 3-8 and grade 10 will take MCAS in the spring of 2015. more

AEA Contract Ratified: The Acton Public School Committee, Acton-Boxborough Regional School Committee, and the Acton Education Association (AEA) agreed on a one-year contract (2013-2014) and a three-year contract (2014-2017) for the districts' educators. more

Press Release: Read about the Appointment of Glenn A. Brand as the new Superintendent of the Acton-Boxborough Schools, effective July 1, 2014. more

Parent Portal Update: Single Sign-On is available on the parent portal. As of April 23, parents must create their own account to access their student(s) in the PowerSchool Parent Portal. See the Quick Introductory Video.

District Wellness Policy: Promoting physical, emotional and social well-being through coordinated school and community guidelines. more

2014-2015 Early Kindergarten Registration Results: plus the January 2014 presentation for the first Kindergarten class of the newly-expanded Acton-Boxborough Regional 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

MCAS Results & Schedule: Results from 2013 Spring MCAS tests and schedule for 2013-2014 MCAS tests. more

Archives: Earlier notices. more