PROFICIENCY 88% 37% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #4 of 118 in Boston
  • Ranked #7 of 143 in Boston
  • Ranked #145 of 1862 in Massachusetts
Proficiency Averages
47%Boston
55%Boston
64%Massachusetts

Boston Latin Academy is a school servicing grades 7 to 12 and is located in the district of "Boston" in Boston, MA. There are a total of 1,723 students and 97 teachers at Boston Latin Academy, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 822 free lunch students and 0 reduced lunch students.

Boston Latin Academy has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 88.0%, which is 37% higher than the Massachusetts average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1723
Teachers97.34
Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch822
Reduced lunch0

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment396
Taking some courses378
Taking some courses (not tests)19
Passing some courses234
Passing no courses143

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Boston Latin Academy, there are a total of 396 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 378 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All80%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
868%
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All96%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
894%
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Boston Latin Academy race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictMassachusettsNational
Caucasian 28.3% 13.9% 65.0% 51.1%
African American 27.4% 33.6% 8.7% 15.9%
Asian 21.2% 8.8% 6.2% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 20.7% 40.8% 16.5% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.6% 0.3% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.2% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 1.7% 2.4% 3.3% 3.1%

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Boston demographics profile

StatisticBostonMassachusettsNational
Population658,2796,742,143318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)13,61763091
Median age31.739.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)34%53%55%
Speak English63%77%79%
Speak Spanish17%9%13%

Education level achieved in Boston

IndexBostonMassachusettsNational
Completed 8th grade84.3%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school82.8%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college64.4%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree51.0%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors46.4%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters20.7%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.3%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.0%2.6%1.3%
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Source: The Boston Latin Academy data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.