Boston Latin High School

  • Boston Latin High School serves 2,439 students in grades 7-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MA average of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 36%.
  • Boston Latin High School operates within the Boston School District.
  • Boston School District's 69% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,439 students
Boston Latin High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Boston Latin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
Boston Latin High School Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by GradeBoston Latin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
Boston Latin High School Student Teacher Ratio (2005-2015)
Asian
29%
6%
Boston Latin High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
11%
18%
Boston Latin High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
9%
9%
Boston Latin High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
48%
64%
Boston Latin High School White Students (1988-2015)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Boston Latin High School Two Or More Races Students (2009-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsBoston Latin High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.670.55
Boston Latin High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
25%
36%
Boston Latin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
4%
Boston Latin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Boston School District's student population of 54,192 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 69% has increased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,120 is higher than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,747 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 13% over four years.
School District NameBoston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
3
Number of Students Managed54,1921,368
Boston School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate69%85%
Boston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2015)
District Total Revenue$1,219 MM$29 MM
Boston School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$1,199 MM$28 MM
Boston School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$22,120$20,216
Boston School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$21,747$19,181
Boston School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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