Dorchester Academy

  • AVID college readiness program for student achievement 
  • BSA: an SAT prep program with a college readiness component 
  • Emerging Leaders Program: student leadership group and counsel 
  • An excellent arts program featuring visual arts, theater arts, and media arts 
  • An excellent business and entrepreneur program featuring TJX’s Youth Business Institute
  • A thriving athletics program offering football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer, cheerleading, softball, wrestling, and track (indoor and outdoor) 
  • The Boston Scholar Athlete (BSA) Bear Zone, a student-athlete study and support center 
  • A Homework Center to support students who want (or need) extra help doing and understanding homework 
  • Special education services based on an inclusion model: students with and without disabilities learn together with individualized support
  • University partners: UMass Boston, Suffolk, Bunker Hill CC, Roxbury CC, 
  • Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology, Wentworth, Mass. College of Art & Design/sparc! the ArtMobile
  • Other partners: TJX Corporation and Trefler Foundation.


Kwesi Moody

18 Croftland Avenue
Dorchester, MA 02124
Dorchester Academy will relocate to 11 Charles St. in Fields Corner, across from the Red Line Fields Corner MBTA stop, in the fall of 2014. 

Phone: 617-635-9730
Fax: 617-635-8847
School Hours
7:30 a.m. - 1:55 p.m.
Early Dismissal: 12:15 p.m.

Grades: 9-12
Level: High
School Type: Traditional