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?


8th Annual ACE Scarecrow Festival – Join us October 17th to October 31st in downtown Andover.

Make a gift to ACE to support education in Andover!  Give any amount that demonstrates how you value education for your kids and our community!

Teacher Tribute Giving – Honor a teacher or staff member today by making a gift to ACE to support our schools!  A card acknowledging your thoughtful gesture will be emailed to the teacher/staff member informing them of your generosity. 


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 3 major district initiatives in 2018-2019 with more than $100,000 given to our schools. 
    • Doubled funding for the Teaching Innovation Fund.  Our first ongoing grant program directed towards teacher-led projects.


Save the Date for the 2020 ACE Scarecrow Festival – October 17 to October 31!

Save the Date!  October 17 to October 31, 2020 Make a Scarecrow for your yardJoin in the Scarecrow scavenger huntPurchase a scarecrowBecome a sponsor

AHS Virtual CAPS Showcase – May 18 & 19, 6 to 9 p.m.

Please join us for the AHS Virtual CAPS Showcase on Monday, May 18 and Tuesday, May 19th from 6 to 9 p.m. We are excited to celebrate this year's Senior CAPS students and their hard work throughout the year. Because of COVID-19, we have moved this year's Capstone...

ACE March Madness Online Auction – March 22nd to March 31st

Jump Into the Madness! BID on great items through our online auction! RAFFLE – For each $25 donation to ACE, you will get 1 chance to win the Best Red Sox Seats in Fenway (2 front row seats, Section 28, Row C, Seats 3 & 4)!  The winner will be able to select the...

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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