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BPS/District9th-12th
612 Metropolitan Avenue, Hyde Park
Partially Meeting Targets
Partially Meeting Targets
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Enrollment 224 Students
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Student/Teacher 10.1:1
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Uniform No
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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, via open enrollment, application, or exam. This is an open enrollment school. Click Apply Online to check availability.
Priority Registration Deadline for 9th grade
February 1, 2019
Priority Registration Deadline for all other grades
March 22, 2019
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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

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 the same across all schools in that network.

Please, note that performance data below only reflects the Next Generation MCAS results for schools who took both Next Generation MCAS and legacy MCAS tests. If the school offers a 10th grade, we encourage checking their legacy MCAS scores here.

Graduation Rate
All Students
79.4%
Students w/ Disabilities
83.3%
High Needs
76.4%
EL
69.2%
African American/Black
76%
Asian
100%
Hispanic/Latino
82.6%
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.
-%
White
-%
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.
-%
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic
-%
Student Performance
Teacher Retention Rate
School
81%
District
84.2%
State
86.9%
College Attendance Rate
All Students
78%
Students w/ Disabilities
-%
High Needs
79.1%
African American/Black
73.7%
Hispanic/Latino
73.7%
White
-%
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic
-%
224
Total Enrollment
Student Diversity
Teacher Diversity
22.10
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, via open enrollment, application, or exam. This is an open enrollment school. Click Apply Online to check availability.
Priority Registration Deadline for 9th grade
February 1, 2019
Priority Registration Deadline for all other grades
March 22, 2019
Apply Online

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