Boston Latin Academy 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
205 Townsend Street
Dorchester, MA 02121
Phone
(617) 635-9957
District
BOSTON
County
SUFFOLK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1767
Classroom Teachers
91

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.9% of MA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

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

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 77 47
Proficiency in Reading 78 48
Proficiency in Math 76 47

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 66 48
Proficiency in Reading 61 51
Proficiency in Math 70.0 46

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 90 59
Proficiency in Reading 87 60
Proficiency in Math 93 57

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 19.38
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.15
AVG FOR STATE 12.88
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 283 16.0%
Grade 8 298 16.9%
Grade 9 298 16.9%
Grade 10 362 20.5%
Grade 11 260 14.7%
Grade 12 266 15.1%
Total 1767 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 30.0% 15.1% 61.3%
Black 21.6% 31.9% 9.5%
Hispanic 26.3% 43.4% 21.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 21.7% 9.2% 7.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 0.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 0.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 679,413 6,892,503
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 13,693.2 878
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.1% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.6% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 47.2% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 20.9% 27.4%
65 OR OLDER 11.2% 15.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 266,724 2,598,277
Single Parent Households With Children 11.1% 9.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.4% 90.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 48.5% 42.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 20.0% 21.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.5% 17.8%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.0% 12.0%
$50,000 - $74,999 13.4% 14.7%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.1% 13.2%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.8% 11.0%
$15,000 or less 17.3% 9.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,702 $676,546,626 44.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,363 $72,597,469 4.8%
Staff $2,189 $116,592,707 7.7%
General Administration $384 $20,452,992 1.3%
School Administration $934 $49,747,642 3.3%
Operation $1,292 $68,815,796 4.5%
Transportation $2,110 $112,384,930 7.4%
Other $501 $26,684,763 1.8%
Total Support $8,774 $467,329,562 30.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,030 $374,438,890 24.7%
Total Expenditures $28,505 $1,518,261,815 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,120 $9,630,960,585 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,250 $1,189,576,244 6.4%
Staff $963 $916,282,080 4.9%
General Administration $192 $182,442,258 1.0%
School Administration $711 $676,656,822 3.7%
Operation $1,383 $1,315,824,526 7.1%
Transportation $810 $770,571,220 4.2%
Other $422 $401,747,463 2.2%
Total Support $5,730 $5,453,029,477 29.4%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,609 $3,434,418,106 18.5%
Total Expenditures $19,460 $18,518,282,808 100.0%
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%