Boston Latin High School

  • Boston Latin High School serves 2,439 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 64%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 71%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Boston Latin High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Boston Latin High School's student population of 2,439 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,439 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Boston Latin High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 1,671 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Boston Latin High School is 0.67, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
64%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
71%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:113:1
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Asian
29%
6%
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Hispanic
12%
19%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
48%
63%
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Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Boston Latin High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.670.56
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Boston Latin High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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