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: 2017 (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
1698
Classroom Teachers
90

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Massachusetts

9

(10 is best)

Better than 88.0% 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 71 45
Proficiency in Reading 66 45
Proficiency in Math 75 45

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 65 49
Proficiency in Reading 65 50
Proficiency in Math 64.0 48

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 100 83
Proficiency in Reading 100 89
Proficiency in Math 99 76

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 18.79
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.82
AVG FOR STATE 13.32
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 7 262 15.4%
Grade 8 269 15.8%
Grade 9 303 17.8%
Grade 10 293 17.3%
Grade 11 303 17.8%
Grade 12 268 15.8%
Total 1698 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 30.2% 14.7% 63.6%
Black 23.4% 32.9% 9.2%
Hispanic 23.3% 43.0% 19.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 22.6% 9.0% 6.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 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 669,158 6,902,149
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 13,486.5 879
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.7% 18.1%
20-44 YEARS OLD 47.1% 33.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.0% 27.6%
65 OR OLDER 11.0% 15.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 263,229 2,601,670
Single Parent Households With Children 11.7% 9.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.1% 90.3%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 47.4% 42.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.9% 19.8%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 17.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 9.9% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.3% 15.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 12.8% 13.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.0% 11.4%
$15,000 or less 17.9% 10.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,169 $704,936,570 49.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,346 $72,051,380 5.0%
Staff $1,647 $88,163,910 6.2%
General Administration $358 $19,163,740 1.3%
School Administration $987 $52,834,110 3.7%
Operation $1,272 $68,090,160 4.8%
Transportation $1,972 $105,561,160 7.4%
Other $541 $28,959,730 2.0%
Total Support $8,123 $434,824,190 30.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $5,476 $293,130,280 20.5%
Total Expenditures $26,767 $1,432,837,510 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,603 $9,262,131,085 52.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,165 $1,123,883,704 6.4%
Staff $898 $866,051,010 4.9%
General Administration $180 $173,649,453 1.0%
School Administration $685 $660,644,618 3.7%
Operation $1,332 $1,284,503,680 7.3%
Transportation $752 $725,726,700 4.1%
Other $398 $383,422,541 2.2%
Total Support $5,410 $5,217,905,924 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,290 $3,172,830,083 18.0%
Total Expenditures $18,302 $17,652,805,525 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%