Our vision is to connect, engage, and inspire all students in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District to reach academic excellence. We, the educators of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District, will instill habits of reflection and inquiry to challenge our students in setting ambitious academic and personal goals. Students will develop a strong voice to express thoughts and ideas in the community and the confidence to showcase their talents and successes in preparation for entry into college and the world of work. 

 

Welcome to the Ayer Shirley Regional School District (ASRSD) where we provide a high quality education for every student. Our vision is to connect, engage, and inspire all students in the Ayer Shirley Regional School District to reach academic excellence. We, the educators of the Ayer Shirley Regional School District, will instill habits of reflection and inquiry to challenge our students in setting ambitious academic and personal goals. Students will develop a strong voice to express thoughts and ideas in the community, and the confidence to showcase their talents and successes in preparation for entry into college and the world of work.

Some quick facts about the Ayer Shirley Regional School District:

  • In 2011, Ayer and Shirley regionalized.

  • In 2016 we completed an addition to and renovation of our high school, providing the district with a state of the art facility.

  • US News Report lists Ayer Shirley Regional High School in its Best High schools rankings in 2015 and 2016.  ASRHS was awarded a Silver Medal in each year.

  • Private school education in a public school setting.

  • 1,695 students in four schools.

  • Average Class Size is 17.8.

  • Student:Teacher ratio 14:1.

  • Strong PTO presence in all schools.

  • Non-Profit organization ASEF (Ayer Shirley Education Foundation) awarding up to $300,000 in enrichment grants to the district.

  • Online store offering a variety of school spirit wear.

  • High school named to The College Board's Gaston Caperton Opportunity Honor Role from providing college opportunity to traditionally underserved student populations.

  • Middle school and High school offer

    • Variety of sports programs

    • Drama

    • Band and Chorus

    • Art programs including ceramics, digital and video photography, painting, drawing and graphic design

    • FIRST Robotics
    • Mock Trial (high school only)
  • AP classes offered.

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