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Arlington High School About Us
Arlington Community Education is a program of the Arlington Public Schools and is completely supported by tuition received from our courses. ACE provides affordable education and enrichment opportunities for children and adults.
Arlington Community
Education Office:

Arlington High School
869 Massachusetts Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476
Donna Eidson, Director
Nina Coles, Administrator
Tracey Dramstad, Registrar
Franca Duffy, Evening Coordinator
Jen Rothenberg, Program Manager

How to Register
Five Easy Ways :  
1. ONLINE registration is available here.
2. CALL 781-316-3568 to register by phone. (Not available for youth classes.)
3. MAIL the registration form on the inside back cover of the catalog to Arlington Community Education, 869 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA 02476. Include a personal check or money order (payable to Arlington Community Education), or provide your MasterCard or VISA information.
4. FAX your registration to us at 781-316-3381. Be sure to include your MasterCard or VISA info.
5. VISIT us at Arlington High School, 869 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington. Call 781-316-3568 for current office hours.

Who Can Enroll?  
Both residents of Arlington and non-residents are welcome to enroll in our classes at the same low tuition. Registration opens as soon as the catalog of classes is posted online and continues until the first meeting of any class, as space permits. Under-enrolled classes are cancelled, so register early.

You are officially enrolled as soon as we receive your registration form and payment. If you provide us with your email address, you will receive a confirmation.

Registration Fee  
A $6 registration fee is charged once per person per term to help fund scholarships so that all can participate.

How Credit Card Charges Work  
Credit card charges appear on statements as charges from "Town of Arlington".

Scholarships and Discounts  
Classes eligible for discounts to seniors residing in Arlington are indicated throughout the catalog. Please call 781-316-3568 before you register to receive the 15% discount.
Partial tuition scholarships are available for those in need of financial assistance.Disabled veterans, person on Social Security Disability (SSDI) or receiving AFDC receive a 30% discount on tuition upon presenting a letter of verification or veterans’ identification. Scholoarships are available for students who receive a free lunch. Please call 781-316-3568 for more information.

Refund Policy
1. Full refunds are given when a class is cancelled due to low enrollment OR the course requested is full.
2. Students withdrawing from a class at least five full business days before the start date will receive a credit minus a $15 processing fee.
3. No other refunds will be granted.

Our Location and Hours  
 ACE is at Arlington High School, 869 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington. Call 781-316-3568 for our current office hours. Classes meet at Arlington High School unless noted otherwise. Teen classes meet at Ottoson Middle School unless noted otherwise. KidZone classes meet at elementary schools.

Room Assignments  
Assignments are posted in the high school's main lobby each class night. Staff will be available to assist

There is parking in the lighted parking area in front of the high school; all spaces are available to students during evening hours. Parking is also available on Massachusetts Ave, directly in front of the school.

Handicapped Access  
Arlington High School is handicapped accessible. If you need assistance with access to Community Education classes, please call our office at 781-316-3568 at least 24 hours before your class to make arrangements.

Holidays & Closings  
If the Arlington Public Schools are closed during the day due to holiday, school vacation or inclement weather, there will be no classes. If school is held and weather becomes inclement during the day, cancellations will be announced on major TV and radio stations.



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