urban science
Urban Science Academy 
A family-oriented school with a college preparatory curriculum and a focus on environmental science, technology, and the arts
  • AP courses: biology, calculus, chemistry, statistics, U.S. government, language arts, psychology, and Spanish literature
  • Laptop computers and media technology
  • Our core values: rigor, clarity, communication, support, success
  • Electives: instrumental music, chorus, PC repair, networking, psychology, debate, biotechnology, journalism, urban ecology, student leadership, yearbook, digital photography and visual arts
  • Excellent facilities, with state-of-the-art science and computer labs, an outdoor classroom, and parks, rivers, and hiking trails right outside our door
  • Internship opportunities and other support through our community partners
  • Strong after school program for all students
  • Student leadership opportunities
  • Co-teaching in grade 9 and 10 core classes
  • Strong family and community engagement, supported by our full-time Family and Community Outreach Coordinator
School partners
AMC, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Greater Boston Breakthrough, Dorchester Youth Collaborative, J. P. Licks, Charles Hayden Foundation, Peer Health Exchange, Suffolk University, The Boston Foundation, UMass Boston

Jeffrey Cook
Assistant Headmaster
Karen Cowan 

1205 VFW Parkway
West Roxbury, MA 02132

Phone: 617-635-8930
Fax: 617-635-7895
School website

School Hours
7:20 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.
Early Dismissal, day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 11:40 a.m.

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