Boston International High School

A high school specifically designed to serve a diverse student body of English Language Learners


What makes us special

  • College preparatory curriculum designed to teach students English while also teaching rigorous content
  • Newcomers Academy, a program for students newly arrived in the U.S. who have little or no schooling in their home country or whose education has been interrupted
  • A dedicated staff that reflects the cultural and linguistic diversity of the students and communicates effectively with families and community partners
  • Vibrant after school and Saturday programs offering academic support and enrichment
  • Brand new biology and chemistry labs providing hands-on learning
  • Arts programming offered in collaboration with Sociedad Latina and Youth and Family Enrichment Services
  • University connections including Talented and Gifted (TAG) Latino program with UMass Boston and Refugee Youth Summer Enrichment (RYSE) with Harvard University
  • Well-rounded athletics programs for boys and girls offering soccer, volleyball, basketball, and baseball
  • SAT preparation for 11th graders after school 

Additional school partners

  • 826 Boston, Aim High tutoring, Boston College, Write Boston, Youth & Family Enrichment Services (YOFES), and Urbano 

Special admission process

  • Students are assigned based on results of an English language placement test
  • For information, call the BPS Roxbury Welcome Center, 617-635-9010

Contact the Boston International

Headmaster (Interim)

Tony King

100 Maxwell St.
Dorchester, MA 02124

School Hours
8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 12:30 p.m.

Grades: 9-12
School Type: Regular