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Boston Latin School, founded in 1635, is the oldest school in the United States. The Latin School serves an economically and culturally diverse population of students. Boston Latin School seeks to ground its students in a contemporary classical education as preparation for successful college studies, responsible and engaged citizenship, and a rewarding life.
- 2,440 students.
- Challenging honors curriculum with 27 different Advanced Placement courses in addition to regular course offerings.
- Small Learning Communities for grades 7 and 8.
- School-based supports for students at all levels, as well as a strong partnership with Children’s Hospital to help students with emotional and social issues, and provide support for families and staff.
- Nationally recognized: Ranked by US News and World: #1 in Massachusetts; #48 in US-- 2018.
- Extraordinary, robust arts programming in and out of school: over half of student body participate in extensive choral and instrumental music or visual arts offerings.
- College acceptances: 99%.
- Extensive extracurricular, athletic, community service and artistic opportunities.
- Wide-ranging sports programming: 31 sports; 59 teams.
- Many active partnerships, including: Boston University, Children’s Hospital, Stewart Gardner Museum, the Boston Pops, and State Street Bank.
- ESL in General Education.
High Level Of Need Inclusion (Emotional Impairment-Internalizing)
Student performance data displayed below is from Next Generation MCAS results. For more data on schools, please visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) website. For schools with multiple campuses, the data below represents all schools in that network, not just the single school. If data is not shown, it is not available for that school.
IMPORTANT NOTE: DESE did not issue school, district, or state accountability determinations for the 2019-2020 school year due to the cancellation of state assessments and school closures related to COVID-19. As a result, there is no student performance data available from the state for school year 2019-2020.