Boston Latin School
Our 21st-century students live up to a more than 375-year BLS legacy: engaging in rigorous academics and civic-minded leadership activities.
  • Serving an economically and culturally diverse population of 2,380 students in grades 7 to 12
  • Examination school: Admission to grades 7 and 9 based on test scores and grade point average
  • Challenging honors curriculum with 24 different Advanced Placement courses in addition to regular course offerings
  • Small Learning Communities for grade 7 and grade 8 to ease the transition into BLS’s demanding academic environment
  • School-based supports for students at all levels, as well as a linkage with Children’s Hospital to help students, parents and faculty with adolescent issues
  • Outstanding choral and instrumental music, with musicians selected for district, All State and performance with the Boston Pops
  • College acceptances: 99%
  • Extensive extracurricular, athletic, community service and artistic opportunities
  • Active parent participation on the School Site Council, School Parent Council, and Home & School Association; and many parent volunteers in the school 
School partners
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston University, Dana Farber, Handel & Haydn Society, Harvard University, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Private Industry Council, Simmons College. State Street Bank


2014 bls gold



Lynne Mooney Teta
Assistant Headmasters
Sherry DaPonte
Malcolm Flynn
Elizabeth McCoy
Jonathan Mulhern
Cynthia Webb

78 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

Phone: 617-635-8895
Fax: 617-635-7883

School website
School Hours
7:45 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 10:40 a.m.

Grades: 7-12
Level: Middle/High
School Type: Exam