Boston Arts Academy
  • A collaborative project of the Boston Public Schools and the Professional Arts Consortium: Berklee College of Music, Boston Architectural College, The Boston Conservatory, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts
  • High-level training for students in dance, music, theater, or visual arts in the context of a college preparatory curriculum
  • Individualized attention for each student by our experienced, award winning staff
  • PSAT and SAT test prep classes
  • Success after graduation: 94% of graduates go to college
  • A full-inclusion high school, offering comprehensive services to deaf and hard of hearing students and students with special needs
  • Dual enrollment available in partner colleges
  • Summer arts scholarships available
  • Strong, supportive student community
  • Partnerships with other institutions such as the Museum of Fine Arts and others that provide resources and opportunities to our students 
including an audition or presentation component
  • All students who apply to Boston Arts Academy for 2016-2017 must be residents of the city of Boston by June 30, 2016.
  • Application available online
  • Application deadline is January 8, 2016.
  • Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 30 and Saturday, February 6, 2016.

Contact the BAA

2014 bronze


Anne Clark

174 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215

Phone: 617-635-6470
Fax: 617-635-8854

School website


School Hours:

7:30 a.m.- 3:55 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.
7:30 a.m. - 12:50 p.m Fri.
Early Dismissal:1:55 p.m.
Early Dismissal, day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 1:55 p.m.

Grades: 9-12
School Type: Pilot