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Boston Latin Academy is a public school in Boston, MA. It has 1,716 students in grades 7-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 173 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Academics: Good, okay, bad teachers: we learned something from them all.

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On Administration & Policies: Disciplinary actions took place when necessary, sometimes out of proportion but that is from a student's point of view.

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On Health & Safety: In terms of health and saftey, the school gets a 5/10 rating.

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On Educational Outcomes: Getting to know people that are nothing like me prepared me for college. It was also a pretty big high school so going to college it was a bit easier to adjust to seeing new faces everyday.

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On Overall Experience: I think Boston Latin Academy was a great mix of what is bad and what is good. It was a public school but I know that students were able to receive certain things (for one a better education) than many other kids in the city (unfortunately). We were able to get to know students and teachers more closely because most of us began in the 7th grade, we also got to know people of different races and ethnicities which is awesome because sometimes private schools don't provide you with that kind of education.

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Boston Latin Academy is a public school in Boston, MA. It has 1,716 students in grades 7-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 173 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

96%

Test Performance

92
Boston Latin Academy performed better than 92% of other schools on Massachusetts math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1690

Based on 82 students surveyed
Math
590
Verbal
550
Writing
550

ACT:
26

Based on 5 students surveyed
Math
25
English
26
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 47% Diversity
  • 20% Courses
  • 20% College Preparation
  • 7% Teachers
  • 7% Lunch time

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% Be open to talk to different groups of people
  • 30% Be Yourself
  • 10% A lot of drama
  • 10% It's a big school, try not to let it overwhelm you

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 40% Not sure.
  • 0% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 10 responses

  • 60% Diversity
  • 30% #1 Dreamschool in Massachusetts
  • 10% EVERYTHING

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 9 responses

  • 89% Diversity
  • 11% Preparation

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 83% The maintenance, it's an old building
  • 17% Kids here are really sloppy

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
42.8%
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Female
57.2%
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Racial Diversity

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White
29.0%
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African American
28.8%
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Asian
21.9%
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Hispanic
17.8%
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Multiracial
1.6%
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Native American
0.8%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%