Boston Latin Academy

205 Townsend St, Dorchester, MA 02121 | (617) 635-9957
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,759
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4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,759 middle and high school students from grades 7-12
  • Ranks 27th out of 296 high schools in MA.
  • National Blue Ribbon Schools Award 2010

Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 205 Townsend Street, Dorchester, MA 02121
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: 1,759
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 75.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 23.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 768 (43.7%)
  • Females: 991 (56.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 233 (13.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 700 (39.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 933 (53.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Boston Latin Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian130.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Boston Latin Academy
  Number Percent
7th Grade30417.3%
8th Grade27515.6%
9th Grade31618.0%
10th Grade31317.8%
11th Grade29416.7%
12th Grade25714.6%
Source: MA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 4.5

4.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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3 reviews for Boston Latin Academy

  • Reviewed by Student on November 24, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • this school has really great oppotunities for all of us.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 24, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i think this school is great
  • Reviewed by Student on August 28, 2009
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is great! It's much better than Boston Latin School, who recently fired many good staff members, and got rid of music; However it would be great if they got the Junior Prom back, After all, HOW can you cancel the Junior Prom?! It's a tradition!

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