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BPS/District9th-12th
612 Metropolitan Avenue, Hyde Park
School Tier:
Tier 2

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Enrollment 224 Students
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Student/Teacher 10:1
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Uniform No
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Gender Coed
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Start/End Time 8:00am-2:30pm
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Phone Number 617-635-8865
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Enrollment

All Boston Public School (BPS) high schools are open to any student who lives in Boston. Admission may be determined via open enrollment, lottery, an application, or exam. This is an open enrollment school. Click Apply Online to check availability.
Priority Registration Deadline for 9th grade
January 31, 2020
Priority Registration Deadline for all other grades
April 3, 2020
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School Overview

ACC is a college preparatory high school for highly motivated students who want to attend four-year colleges or universities. We are a small pilot school with rigorous academic standards as well as a caring and energetic staff who fully support students and give them the individual attention they deserve. All of our students participate in college readiness activities and have a weekly advisory with their guidance counselor.

Highlights

  • A pilot school and small school of 250 students, with personalized academic support.
  • Excellent college admissions record: College acceptance is a graduation requirement.
  • Caring, energetic staff (including five Boston Teachers of the Year). • Major focus on analytical reading and writing skills.
  • Close personal contact with parents.
  • Opportunity for seniors to take college classes for credit.
  • School partners: Harvard University, BUILD entrepreneurship program, UMASS Writing Center.
  • National Honors Society, Social Justice, Service Learning, and Debate Program.
  • Intrepid Program: Outward Bound Expeditionary Program for Juniors.
  • Arts: Visual and theater arts electives offered.
  • Robotics and Engineering: electives and team.
  • Rigorous college preparatory curriculum.
  • High level of support from faculty.
  • Major focus: analytical reading and writing.
  • More reading assigned than most other high schools.
  • More writing assigned than most other high schools.
  • After school homework help available until 5 p.m.
  • College exploration at every grade level.
  • ESL in General Education.

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School Data

The performance data below is for the Next Generation MCAS results. For more data on schools, please visit the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) website.

For schools with multiple campuses, the data below is that data for all schools in that network, not just the single school. 

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Graduation Rate
All Students
89.6%
Students w/ Disabilities
87.5%
High Needs
91.1%
EL
69.2%
African American/Black
85.7%
Asian
100%
Hispanic/Latino
95%
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.
-%
White
-%
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.
-%
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic
-%
Student Performance
Teacher Retention Rate
School
60.9%
District
79%
State
85%
College Attendance Rate
All Students
75.4%
Students w/ Disabilities
-%
High Needs
77.8%
African American/Black
73.3%
Hispanic/Latino
78.9%
White
-%
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic
-%
224
Total Enrollment
Student Diversity
Teacher Diversity
23.90
FTE Count

Extracurriculars

Academic
Students are welcome to stay for supervised study time and enrichment until 4:00 p.m.
Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Hockey, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Track, Volleyball

Enrollment

All Boston Public School (BPS) high schools are open to any student who lives in Boston. Admission may be determined via open enrollment, lottery, an application, or exam. This is an open enrollment school. Click Apply Online to check availability.
Priority Registration Deadline for 9th grade
January 31, 2020
Priority Registration Deadline for all other grades
April 3, 2020
Apply Online

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