Dorchester Academy

9 Peacevale Rd, Dorchester, MA 02124 | (617) 635-9730
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 431
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 431 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 9 Peacevale Road, Dorchester, MA 02124
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Boston School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $21,744
  • Graduation Rate: 69.1%
  • Dropout Rate: 7.6%
  • Students Per Teacher: 13.3
  • Enrolled Students: 55,371

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 431
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 28.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 210 (48.7%)
  • Females: 221 (51.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 28 (6.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 285 (66.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 313 (72.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Dorchester Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.9%
Black28065.0%
Asian143.2%
Hispanic11927.6%
White112.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Dorchester Academy
  Number Percent
9th Grade13330.9%
10th Grade12428.8%
11th Grade10424.1%
12th Grade6815.8%
Ungraded20.5%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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