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Margarita Muñiz Academy
 
Boston’s only two-way bilingual high school, seeking to prepare students to be engaged citizens and leaders who are fluent in English and Spanish
  • Enrolling students in grades 9-11 in fall 2014; expanding to full enrollment of about 400 students in grades 9-12 in 2015
  • Challenging, culturally relevant curriculum through project-based learning, the arts, and technology
  • Open to all Boston students through the BPS assignment process; admissions priority will be given to students who graduate from BPS dual language middle schools including Sarah Greenwood, Rafael Hernández, and Joseph Hurley
  • Modeled on Boston’s highly acclaimed two-way bilingual Rafael Hernández K-8 School
  • Rigorous college preparatory curriculum taught in English and Spanish
  • High expectations for all: every graduate will be accepted to a 4 year college
  • Opportunities to compete for Muñiz Academy College Scholarship Fund
  • Strong emphasis on providing expanded, high-quality professional development and increased common planning time for teachers
  • Many opportunities to engage families, including two parent-teacher conferences each year and special events
  • Intensive, two-week summer induction program required for all incoming students focused on language and cultural immersion as well as skill assessments
  • Electives and internships geared towards college and career readiness, arts, computer sciences, and/or a third language
  • An Innovation School, with greater flexibility than regular district schools in the areas of budget, staffing, curriculum, and school year calendar to better meet the needs of students and families

Contact

Headmaster
Dania Vazquez

20 Child St.
Jamaica Plain, MA

Phone: 617-635-8198
Fax: 617-635-7835
 
School website 
www.munizacademy.org

School Hours
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Mon.-Thurs.;
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Fri.