Acton Public & Acton-Boxborough Regional Schools Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2021

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  1. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Excellent Workplace

    Jan 30, 2021 - Special Education Assistant in Acton, MA
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    Pros

    Great school district with highly motivated teachers that care about the success of their students.

    Cons

    AB is currently working on diversifying their culture, curriculum, and staff but there is definitely more work to do.

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 8 years

    Great staff and great students

    Apr 14, 2021 - Teacher 
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    Pros

    Involved staff, high expectations for students, supportive parents and administration

    Cons

    Students under a lot of pressure, intense parent groups

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  3. 4.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Teacher in ABRSD

    Mar 15, 2021 - Elementary 6th Grade Teacher in Acton, MA
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    Pros

    Well funded and supportive families.

    Cons

    Teachers have little voice when it comes to administrative changes.

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  4. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great Work Environment

    Jan 20, 2021 - Speech Language Pathology Assistant (SLPA) 
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    Pros

    Great school system to work in, with good coworkers

    Cons

    No cons experienced at AB

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  5. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 3 years

    Excellent School

    Nov 7, 2020 - Lead Teacher in Acton, MA
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    Pros

    Fantastic colleagues who are skilled in their subjects. Students and community are welcoming, focused on learning, and always look to improve.

    Cons

    Elements of administration are inept. Changing curriculum on a whim and forcing to teachers change their entire curriculum midway through the year is unacceptable. Terrible approach to student discipline.

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  6. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Solid

    Oct 28, 2020 - Summer Camp Counselor in Boston, MA
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    Pros

    Boss was great, atmosphere was good, and the community is nice.

    Cons

    I can't think of any.

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  7. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Best Community

    Aug 10, 2020 - Assistant Teacher 
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    Pros

    Supportive co-workers, Environment that really cares for students' well-being, Parents are really invested

    Cons

    Highly competitive to get a full-time position. Years of part-time work does not guarantee a full-time position down the road.

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  8. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good schools

    May 1, 2020 - Assistant Teacher 
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    Pros

    Good teachers, dedicated parents, nice kids

    Cons

    High pressure, some schools need building updates

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee

    Nice, friendly school atmosphere

    Jun 11, 2013 - Anonymous Employee in Acton, MA
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    Pros

    Hi Tech System Smart Students Excellent Buildings Little to no disciplining needed Excellent Office & Support Staff Not lacking in supplies

    Cons

    Department chairs & Principals NOT seen in classes enough for any clear evaluations to be correct. Teachers let students call them by first name, not teaching respect for the adults NOt enough teaming with classes

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  10. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Teacher

    Oct 9, 2017 - Anonymous Employee 
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    Pros

    Supportive administration, amazing students, involved comunity.

    Cons

    High Student to teacher ratios compared to our "peer" districts

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