Boston Latin School in Boston, MA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    7-12
  • Students
    2,352
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    280 3.4
  • Ranking

Boston Latin School is a public school in Boston, Massachusetts. It has 2,352 students in grades 7-12. According to state standards, 97% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 280 reviews written and they have been mixed.

78 Ave Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 635-8895

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 280 reviews
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    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: There are nurses and trainers for sports activities. Bullying and drug abuse are not noticeable.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Food: There is variety, but the quality is bad.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: Very strict. There are misdemeanors for almost everything. You have to have a hallway pass for everything.
    • Niche User
    • 2
    Sports & Fitness: Not enough funding. Not enough sports fields. Had to share fields with other schools and universities.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: Most teachers sincerely want their students to do well. Some stay after school to help students with class material.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.00 Madison Park High School 1 mi. 1,258
3.66 O'Bryant School of Math & Science 1 mi. 1,313
4.33 Brookline High School 1 mi. 1,801
3.66 Boston Latin Academy 2 mi. 1,680
4.33 Cambridge Rindge & Latin School 2 mi. 1,613

Around Boston Latin School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Male 44%
Female 55%

Student Diversity

Boston Latin School United States Boston Latin Academy Brookline High School Cambridge Rindge & Latin School Madison Park High School O'Bryant School of Math & Science
White 47.0% 51.6% 28.0% 60.0% 35.0% 4.0% 11.0%
Asian 28.0% 4.7% 22.0% 15.0% 10.0% 1.0% 20.0%
African American 11.0% 15.2% 27.0% 8.0% 37.0% 44.0% 37.0%
Hispanic 9.0% 24.5% 20.0% 9.0% 13.0% 46.0% 29.0%
Multiracial 2.0% 2.6% 1.0% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 7 16.2%
Grade 8 17.2%
Grade 9 16.4%
Grade 10 17.3%
Grade 11 16.4%
Grade 12 16.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 25 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 28% Not sure.
  • 12% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 13 responses

  • 26% Educational Oppurtuntiy
  • 26% The opportunities
  • 26% Prestige
  • 23% College Connections

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 36% The high amount of work
  • 29% Everyone is stressed.
  • 18% Tradition
  • 11% The fact nobody cares
  • 4% Latin is required
  • 4% The sense of competition instilled in students.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 15 responses

  • 73% First public high school in the USA
  • 27% Oldest public school in boston

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 67% Stressful but rewarding
  • 27% Stressful
  • 7% Oppurtunity to better your life

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 60% Be prepared to work hard.
  • 40% Don't count on sleeping.

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 10% I hate everything about this school.