Principal Message

  • Bowens

     Dear Acton Families,


    We are so excited about this school year!! We hope everyone enjoyed your summer break. 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 TEA for the 2015-2016 school year. Acton is a great place to be!! Our teachers and students worked really hard, and we are so proud of them.


    Great things will be happening for Acton this school year and next school year, with the opening of our new campus. We encourage you to 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 7:30.
    • Breakfast is served from 7:30-7:55.
    • Conference Times:

              8:45-9:45- 2nd grade

              9:45-10:45- 1st grade

              10:45-11:45- 4th grade

              1:00-2:00- Kinder

              2:00-3:00- 3rd grade


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



    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 Learn!

    We Lead!

    We Succeed!

    We ARE simply the best!


    School Vision
    Writing success stories, one student at a time.


    School Colors
    Turquoise and white


    School Mascot


    School Hours
    8:00 am - 3:30 pm



    Campus Administrators
    Kyalla Bowens, Principal

    Shuntrice Rhodes, Asst Principal