ACE partners with the Andover Public Schools to support innovative, curriculum enhancing, system-wide initiatives that will inspire our students to succeed in facing today’s global challenges.

Andover Coalition for Education (ACE)

Since our launch in November 2005, ACE grants for the Andover schools have exceeded:

What’s happening next?

  • Salvatore’s of Andover is teaming up with ACE during to support the Andover Public Schools.  Salvatore’s will donate to ACE 15% of all food and gift certificate sales (including takeout) from the Andover restaurant every Tuesday during the month of May.  
  • Special thanks to all of our contributors to the ACE March Madness Celebration.  Because of you, we raised more than $50,000 for innovative district-wide initiatives in the Andover Public Schools!  Thank you for being a part of ACE’s story.
  • Save the Date for the AHS Senior Showcase on May 20th from 6 to 8 pm at the Cormier Youth Center.

Recent Highlights

    • In December 2018, granted $31,750 to support the purchase of the highest quality children’s literature available to strategically grow every elementary classroom library in the district.
    • Funded 5 major district initiatives in 2017-2018 with $134,000 given to our schools. Our largest funding year to date!
    • $145,000 raised for our schools in 2017-2018.  Our biggest fundraising year to date!
    • Launched new Teaching Innovation Fund.  Our first ongoing grant program directed towards teacher-led projects.


ACE March Madness Celebration 2019

Please join us on Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 7 to 11 pm at the Andover Country Club to support the Andover Public Schools. To purchase tickers and become an Event Sponsor, click here.

Save the Date for the 2018 Scarecrow Festival – October 13 to 27, 2018

Save the Date!  October 13 to 27, 2018 Make a Scarecrow for your yard Join in the Scarecrow scavenger hung Purchase a scarecrow Join us for our poetry event Become a sponsor   Find out more!       [gallery...

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ACE is a Field of Interest Fund of the Essex County Community Foundation (MA), a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID 04-3407816.) Donations to ACE are tax-deductible.

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Andover Coalition for Education
P.O. Box 1521
Andover, MA 01810