Boston Latin Academy



Boston Latin Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Boston Latin Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 292
8 288
9 280
10 293
11 253
12 239

Boston Latin Academy is a public high school of the Boston School District located in Dorchester, MA. It has 1,645 students in grades 7th through 12th. Boston Latin Academy is the 31st largest public high school in Massachusetts and the 2,671st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.5 to 1.

Total Students: 1,645
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 93.78

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Boston Latin Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 935
(57%)
9,405
(49%)
 Male 710
(43%)
9,910
(51%)

Boston Latin Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 477
(29%)
2,822
(15%)
 Black 444
(27%)
7,703
(40%)
 Asian 369
(22%)
2,278
(12%)
 Hispanic 318
(19%)
6,058
(31%)
 Two or More 25
(2%)
357
(2%)
 American Indian 10
(1%)
67
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
30
(0%)

Boston Latin Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 742
(45%)
6,069
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 713
(43%)
11,991
(62%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 190
(12%)
1,255
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Boston Latin Academy is ranked 27th out of 0 ranked schools in Massachusetts, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Boston Latin Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (54.9%) is higher than the state average of 34.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Boston Latin Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1659
2006 1709
2007 1646
2008 1698
2009 1759
2010 1716
2011 1680
2012 1645

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21.8
2006 21.4
2007 20.5
2008 20.6
2009 23.2
2010 22
2011 17
2012 17.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.50090415913201
2006 0.49678174370977
2007 0.48784933171324
2008 0.49705535924617
2009 0.53041500852757
2010 0.52622377622378
2011 0.52797619047619
2012 0.54893617021277

Compare Boston Latin Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,162.0% 11.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,750.0% 17.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 34.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 54.9%
 

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