Boston Community Leadership Academy

BPS/District9th-12th
655 Metropolitan Ave, Hyde Park
Partially Meeting Targets
Partially Meeting Targets
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Quick Facts

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Enrollment 474 Students
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Student/Teacher 12.3:1
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Uniform No
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Gender Coed
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Start/End Time 7:45am-2:30pm
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Phone Number 617-635-8937
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Email Address Contact School
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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. Admission is based on a special application. Click Apply Online to go to the application.
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School Overview

BCLA offers a rigorous college preparatory program with college acceptance as a graduation requirement. Our pilot school focuses on developing future scholar leaders through community service learning and adherence to rigorous academic, social, and civic expectations. We meet every student at his/her level and prepare them to be successful in college. Courses include AP classes, world languages, and the arts. Students’ voices are valuable and inform our school practices and policies.

Highlights

  • A pilot school with a college preparatory curriculum and community leadership theme.
  • Academic requirements for all students: exhibitions, portfolio presentations, and structured community service learning through a Senior Capstone Project.
  • Athletic program with New Mission High School and Another Course to College.
  • AP courses in English language and composition, literature, Spanish, calculus, and statistics.
  • Personalized education including Advisory Program and Learning Support Team.
  • Teachers provide 80 minutes of weekly tutoring and extra-help time to students
  • Aim High Tutoring Program with Boston Partners in Education.
  • Health: Partnership with Boston Medical and Home for Little Wanderers.
  • Open house, teacher conferences, and support meetings.
  • Mandatory college acceptance for graduation.
  • After school programs for Grade 9.
  • Authentic assessments through portfolios and exhibitions.
  • Advisory class.
  • Sports, clubs, student government, and National Honor Society.
  • SEI-Multilingual, 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
81.7%
Students w/ Disabilities
62.5%
High Needs
81.7%
EL
68.4%
African American/Black
80.9%
Asian
-%
Hispanic/Latino
84.6%
Amer. Ind. or Alaska Nat.
-%
White
83.3%
Nat. Haw. or Pacif. Isl.
-%
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic
-%
Student Performance
Teacher Retention Rate
School
73%
District
84.2%
State
86.9%
College Attendance Rate
All Students
82.1%
Students w/ Disabilities
72.7%
High Needs
81.5%
African American/Black
92.1%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White
-%
Multi-Race, Non-Hispanic
-%
474
Total Enrollment
Student Diversity
Teacher Diversity
38.60
FTE Count

Extracurriculars

Academic
Tutoring, community service learning, internships, Aim High, after school support for 9th & 10th graders
Sports
Boston Athletic Program. (With New Mission High School) - Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, 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. Admission is based on a special application. Click Apply Online to go to the application.
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