Boston Latin

78 Ave Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Boston Latin serves 2,453 students in grades 7-12.
Boston Latin placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Boston Latin places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

Boston Latin's student population of 2,453 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2011)
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers117 teachers
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School Comparison

Boston Latin is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Boston Latin is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#72 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:113:1
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American Indian
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Asian
29%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
20%
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Black
8%
9%
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White
46%
60%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.690.59
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Graduation Rate
98%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBoston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Boston Latin is New Mission High School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Maurice J Tobin (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Roxbury Crossing Maurice J Tobin Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 429 students
    0.4 miles
    40 Smith St
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 635-8393
    0.4 PK-8 429
  • Jamaica Plain Mission Hill School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 241 students
    0.5 miles
    20 Child Street
    Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    (617) 635-8189
    0.5 PK-8 241
  • Hyde Park New Mission High School Alternative School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 392 students
    0.5 miles
    655 Metropolitan Ave
    Hyde Park, MA 02136
    (617) 635-6437
    0.5 7-12 392
  • Brookline Lawrence Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-8 | 722 students
    0.6 miles
    27 Francis Street
    Brookline, MA 02446
    (617) 879-4303
    0.6 K-8 722
  • Brookline The Lynch Center
    Grades: PK | 58 students
    0.6 miles
    599 Brookline Avenue
    Brookline, MA 02445
    (617) 713-5472
    0.6 PK 58

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