Boston Latin Academy Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#421
College Readiness Index
48.7
Math Proficiency
3.9
English Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 07–12 Grades
  • 1,716 Students
  • 78 Teachers

Boston Latin Academy
205 TOWNSEND ST
DORCHESTER, MA 02121

Phone: (617) 635-9957

District: Boston Public Schools

Overview

Boston Latin Academy is ranked 20th within Massachusetts. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Boston Latin Academy is 71 percent. The student body makeup is 43 percent male and 57 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 71 percent. Boston Latin Academy is 1 of 32 high schools in the Boston Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#421
State Rank
#20

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,716
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 71%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 53%
Full-Time Teachers 78

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 48.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 07 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 32
Total Students 19,091
Proficient in English (district average) 64%
Proficient in Math (district average) 57%
College Readiness (district average) 35.6

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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