Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

Marlborough, MA

Assabet provides a rigorous and relevant education in a safe and secure environment resulting in academic, career and technical proficiency. Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is the flagship of a school district that provides the tools and opportunities for career and academic success to thousands of learners each year. In addition to high school enrollment, which averages above 1000, post graduates participate in adult day and evening programs, and students of all ages benefit from the evening programs offered by Assabet Community Education. The Assabet Valley community straddles the unofficial socioeconomic border of Eastern and Central Massachusetts, also known as the Route 495 corridor. The towns of Berlin, Hudson, Maynard, Northborough, Southborough, and Westborough join the city of Marlborough in comprising the school district. Neighboring communities send students to Assabet on a tuition basis. The school’s campus is set among trees and athletic fields in the city of Marlborough, bordering Hudson and proximal to Northborough. Major routes 495 and 290 intersect two miles away, providing access to Worcester (20 minutes) and Boston (50 minutes). The campus is bordered by residential and commercial properties. Assabet students choose a technical program in which to specialize after completing exploratory experiences in a variety of areas. Time in school is divided between the technical programs and a rigorous academic schedule. Required academics at Assabet include four years of core subjects (English, mathematics, science, and social studies), two years of physical education and health, and electives in art, business, music, world languages, and the core areas.