Acton Elementary School

Duncanville Independent School District

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  • Book Fair Time at the Acton Library


    Feb. 26--March 2, open from 7:45-3:00pm


    March 6 during Open House 6:00-8:00pm


    Online Book Fair availabe Feb. 21-March 6

    Online Book Fair







Principal Message

  • Bowens


    October 25, 2017


    Dear Acton Families,

    We are so excited about this school year!! Thank you so much for sharing your child with us this year. Please take time to get to know your child’s teacher. We are available by phone, email and scheduled conferences.

    We are happy to share that Acton Elementary received a Met Standard rating from Texas Education Association for the 2016-2017 school year. Acton is a great place to be!! Our teachers and students work really hard, and we are so proud of them. This year we have all day Pre-Kindergarten and our district has partnered with Right at School, which is an afterschool program that is onsite.

    At Acton, we are Anchored in Learning. Our new facility will provide numerous opportunities and experiences during the 2017-2018 year. We encourage you to partner with us and join PTA to support our students and teachers. We have many events planned for our students this school year such as Student of the Month, Fall Carnival, fundraisers & prizes, etc. We cannot do it without your partnership.  


    Here are a few things we would like you to know.

    • The doors open at 7:30am.
    • School starts at 8:00am and ends at 3:30pm
    • Breakfast is served from 7:30-7:55.
    • Conference Times:

      8:45-9:45am- 2nd grade

      9:45-10:45am- 1st grade

      10:45-11:45am- 4th grade

      11:45-12:30pm PreKindergarten

      1:00-2:00-3rd grade



    Thank you for all you do. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at 972-708-2400.


    In Partnership

    K. Bowens


    Acton Elementary



School History

  • Acton


    Charles C. Acton Elementary opened in 1978, with an addition in 1980 and renovations in 2003.  The school was named for former superintendent Charles C. Acton (1945-1951).  The school serves grades PK-4.


    Charles C. Acton

    Charles C. Acton joined Duncanville ISD as superintendent in 1945. Born in Cooper, Texas, he graduated from Cooper High School and attended Thorp Springs Christian College. He received his BS from East Texas State Teachers College, a masters degree from Southern Methodist University, and did additional post-graduate work at the University of Houston. Mr. Acton served as principal and superintendent of schools in Delta and Wise counties before coming to Duncanville. He left the district in 1951, and is the namesake for Acton Elementary School.




School Information

  • 7095 West Wheatland Road
    Dallas 75249
    p. 972-708-2400
    f. 972-708-2424


    School Motto
    At Acton Elementary--

    We will Learn!

    We will Lead!

    We will Succeed!

    We ARE simply the best!


    Lema Escolar

    En la Escuela Acton---

    ¡Vamos a aprender!  

    ¡Vamos a ser líderes!        

    ¡Vamos a tener éxito!  

    ¡SOMOS simplemente lo mejor!


    School Mission Statement

    “To inspire and empower learners, one child, one achievement, one success story at a time!”

    District Mission Statement
     "Writing success stories, one student at a time."

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    School Hours
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm


    Campus Administrators
    Kyalla Bowens, Principal

    Shuntrice Rhodes, Asst Principal