Ayer High School

Ayer Shirley Regional High School is a high school located in Ayer, Massachusetts. The school colors are maroon and white, and the mascot is the Panther. The student body contains about 350 students in 9th-12th grade.

Ayer Shirley Regional High School
Ayer Shirley High School, Ayer MA
Ayer Shirley Regional High School
141 Washington Street, Ayer, Massachusetts

United States
Coordinates42°34′0″N 71°34′31″W / 42.56667°N 71.57528°WCoordinates: 42°34′0″N 71°34′31″W / 42.56667°N 71.57528°W
Open enrollment[1]
School districtAyer Shirley School District
SuperintendentMary Malone
PrincipalSpencer Christie
Enrollment409 (2016-17)[2]
Color(s)Maroon and white         
RivalsNashoba Tech Vikings and Littleton Tigers

School support

The school built the Laura S. Leavitt Auditorium. It was named after Ms. Leavitt, who was a Latin teacher.



  1. ^ http://www.doe.mass.edu/finance/schoolchoice/choice-status.pdf
  2. ^ "Ayer Shirley Regional High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 9, 2019.
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx

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