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Boston University Academy
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  • Private
  • BOSTON, MA

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

BUA has implemented a combination of strategies to mitigate risk of transmission and respond to the health and safety needs of our community. Being part of a major research university offers significant advantages — including weekly COVID testing for all students, faculty, and staff, and contact tracing. We are confident in our protocols to mitigate risk in bringing students back to campus. Learn More

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade A+
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A+
  6. Sports
    grade B minus

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Boston University Academy is a top rated, private school located in BOSTON, MA. It has 222 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 8 to 1. Tuition is $48,832 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 100% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$48,832
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
31%
Average Financial Aid
$38,255

Boston University Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
100%
Average SAT
1440
47 responses
Average ACT
34
27 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
75%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
  • All school meetings
    29%
  • Dances
    21%
  • Theater Outings
    21%
  • Spirit Week
    14%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Lock In, Class Trips
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
222
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
9%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
8:1
National
17:1
Poll
92%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 13 responses
Poll
100%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 13 responses
Poll
85%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 13 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
No data available  
Boys Athletic Participation
No data available  
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 12 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 12 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$35,812
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,859
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$535,889
National
$217,500
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