Skip to Main Content
Boston Latin Academy
  • Public, Magnet
  • DORCHESTER, MA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C

editorial

Boston Latin Academy is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in DORCHESTER, MA. It has 1,773 students in grades 7-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 19 to 1. According to state test scores, 81% of students are at least proficient in math and 76% in reading.

About

Boston Latin Academy Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
76%
Percent Proficient - Math
81%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1190
586 responses
Average ACT
27
22 responses
AP Enrollment
43%

Map

Map is loading
View Homes Near Boston Latin Academy

Claim Your school Today!

Do You Work at Boston Latin Academy? Claim Your School Today!
Claim your free account to keep your school's data up-to-date and get insights on user activity for your profile.

Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$30,004
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,043
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$487,085
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
86%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 64 responses
Poll
72%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 64 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 193 responses
  • Spirit Day
    34%
  • Powderpuff Game
    16%
  • Color Wars
    15%
  • Teacher vs. student dodge ball game
    11%
  • Spirit Week
    8%
  • Junior field day
    6%
  • Diversity Day
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,773
Free or Reduced Lunch
32%
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 73 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 73 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 73 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
19:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$87,933
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 89 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 89 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 89 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$28,305 / year
National
$12,239
85%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 92 responses
20%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 92 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 92 responses

Similar Schools

Schools like Boston Latin Academy

Boston Latin Academy Reviews

Rating 3.58 out of 5  516 reviews
Selecting a category below will take you to another page
All Categories
Rating 4 out of 5  
Start Your Review of Boston Latin Academy
Rating 3 out of 5  
Rating 4 out of 5  

Add to List