Boston Latin High School

Boston Latin High School serves 2,379 students in grades 7 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 35%.
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 2379 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 118 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 2,379 students
Boston Latin High School Total Students (1990-2014)
Gender % Boston Latin High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 118 teachers
Boston Latin High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Boston Latin High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.67 is more than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 14:1
Boston Latin High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
30%
6%
Boston Latin High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
10%
17%
Boston Latin High School Black Students (1989-2013)
Black
9%
9%
Boston Latin High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
48%
65%
Boston Latin High School White Students (1989-2013)
Two or more races
3%
3%
Boston Latin High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2013)
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.
0.67 0.33
Boston Latin High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
28%
34%
Boston Latin High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
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.
4%
5%
Boston Latin High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Boston School District's student population of 54,300 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 $22,017 is higher than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $21,647 is higher than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Boston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
120
3
Number of Students Managed 54,300 1,376
Boston School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 69% 85%
Boston School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $1,219 MM $29 MM
Boston School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $1,199 MM $28 MM
Boston School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,017 $20,216
Boston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,647 $19,181
Boston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is New Mission High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Roxbury Preparatory Charter School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Maurice J Tobin Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roxbury CrossingMaurice J Tobin Elementary School
    Grades: PK-8 | 418 students
    0.4 miles
    40 Smith St
    Roxbury CrossingMA 02120
    (617)635-8393
    0.4PK-8418
  • Jamaica PlainMission Hill School
    Grades: PK-8 | 234 students
    0.5 miles
    20 Child St
    Jamaica PlainMA 02130
    (617)635-8189
    0.5PK-8234
  • Hyde Park New Mission High SchoolAlternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 294 students
    0.5 miles
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde ParkMA 02136
    (617)635-6425
    0.59-12294
  • BrooklineLawrence Elementary School
    Grades: KG-8 | 658 students
    0.6 miles
    27 Francis St
    BrooklineMA 02446
    (617)879-4300
    0.6KG-8658
  • BrooklineThe Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 66 students
    0.6 miles
    599 Brookline Ave
    BrooklineMA 02445
    (617)713-5472
    0.6PK66

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