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?

2023 Scarecrow Festival – Join us as a sponsor for this year’s festival!  To learn more, click here.

Help us Grow Our Pumpkin Patch – For a $10 donation, ACE will place a pumpkin at the elementary school of your choice to grow that school’s patch of ‘lil pumpkins!

Teacher Tribute Giving Honor a teacher or staff member today by making a gift to ACE to support our schools!  Here are the 2023 ACE Teacher Tribute recipients.  

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!


Recent Highlights

  • Invested $32,000 in Fall 2022 to support engineering equipment to support student design work in the middle and high school.
  • Featured in The Andovers Magazine in April 2022
  • Awarded more than $27,000 in 2022 to support fifteen new Teaching Innovation Fund (TIF) grants! The projects span the arts, sciences, literacy, and math. 
  • Lenore Price was recognized and awarded the Rotary Club’s Citizens Who Cares Award in March 2021 for her leadership and dedication to the Andover community and our schools.  A wonderful highlight VIDEO shares her commitment to our mission.
  • Funded 3 major district initiatives in 2019-2020 with almost $100,000 given to our schools. 


Save the Date for the 2023 ACE Scarecrow Festival – October 14 to October 28!

Save the Date!  October 14 to October 28, 2023 Celebrating 11 years of Scarecrows Join in the Scarecrow scavenger hunt Become a sponsor Stay tuned for details on the kick-off event

Save the Date for the Virtual Race for ACE: A movement challenge to raise money for our schools – May 1 to 8!

Save the Date!  May 1 to 8 Join the Race for ACE and support education in Andover!   When:  Anytime between Saturday, May 1 and Saturday, May 8th What:  Complete YOUR Race for ACE - YOU pick a physical activity that you and/or your family/team will do for 30...

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

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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