Boston Latin School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
78 Ave Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
Phone
(617) 635-8895
District
BOSTON
County
SUFFOLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
2471
Classroom Teachers
121

* Boston Latin School is one of the top 100 best public schools in America.

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 100.0% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Boston Latin School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

100 80 60 40 20 0
88%
47%
82%
48%
93%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

100 80 60 40 20 0
90%
48%
89%
51%
90%
46%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
98%
59%
97%
60%
99%
57%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
20
11
13
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 417 16.9%
Grade 8 404 16.3%
Grade 9 452 18.3%
Grade 10 384 15.5%
Grade 11 421 17.0%
Grade 12 393 15.9%
Total 2471 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 46.9% 15.4% 60.3%
Black 8.0% 31.0% 9.5%
Hispanic 14.0% 43.9% 22.4%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 30.9% 9.3% 7.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.5% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 684,379 6,892,503
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 13,793.3 878
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.0% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.4% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 47.2% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.9% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 11.5% 16.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 269,522 2,617,497
Single Parent Households With Children 10.8% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 87.2% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 49.7% 43.7%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 22.2% 23.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.3% 12.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.0% 14.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.7% 12.7%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.1% 10.4%
$15,000 or less 16.1% 9.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,368 $756,686,000 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,479 $77,864,000 4.8%
Staff $1,670 $87,924,000 5.4%
General Administration $498 $26,201,000 1.6%
School Administration $1,011 $53,263,000 3.3%
Operation $1,440 $75,828,000 4.7%
Transportation $2,207 $116,211,000 7.2%
Other $488 $25,693,000 1.6%
Total Support $8,791 $462,984,000 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,602 $400,354,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $30,762 $1,620,024,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,619 $10,073,171,000 52.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,333 $1,264,777,000 6.6%
Staff $904 $857,898,000 4.5%
General Administration $199 $188,621,000 1.0%
School Administration $739 $701,244,000 3.7%
Operation $1,464 $1,388,867,000 7.3%
Transportation $854 $810,163,000 4.2%
Other $438 $415,688,000 2.2%
Total Support $5,932 $5,627,258,000 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,598 $3,412,797,000 17.9%
Total Expenditures $20,149 $19,113,226,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%