Boston Central Adult High School

  • The Boston Central Adult High School is an evening program located at the Madison Park Complex, Building 1 (55 Malcolm X Boulevard, Roxbury, MA 02120)

    The BCAHS offers a 16-unit program (College Preparatory and General), leading to a diploma comparable to the one offered by accredited day high schools in the City of Boston Public Schools. This specialized school for mature and serious-minded people allows students to participate in comprehensive programs of study and to complete diploma requirements during evening hours while maintaining full-time jobs.
    Counseling is available to all students who would like to take advantage of the student support services. If you are a high school graduate who needs special courses to gain admission to college or to an institution of higher learning, Boston Central Adult High School may provide the courses you need to meet admission requirements.
    Admission Requirements
    To become a student in the Boston Central Adult High School you must:
    • Be a resident of Boston
    • Have completed school through Grade 8
    • Be over 16 years of age
    • Not be enrolled in a day high school
    • Pay a registration fee of $5.00 plus the cost of books
    • Be a nonresident of Boston who meets the admission requirements and pays full tuition in advance.


  • We are accepting applications for September 2021

    Start the registration process by completing our ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM We will contact you to schedule an assessment once we receive your completed enrollment form.

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  • Department of Adult Education
    Madison Park Complex - Building 1
    55 Malcolm X Boulevard
    Roxbury, MA 02120
    Phone: 617.635.9300 
    Fax: 617.635.9045

    Kristen D'Avolio, Senior Director

    Karla DeLeon, Director 

    Bryan Nickerson, Director of Operations 

    Chun-Fai Chan, Special Projects Manager

    Ann Ha, Recruitment & Placement Coordinator

    Farah Hilowle, Student Support Specialist: Enrollment 

    Janiel Mayhew, Student Support Specialist: Retention & Success

    Keyahna Tibbs, Student Support Specialist: Engagement 

    Mila Monteiro, LACES Specialist

    Ingrid D., Staff Assistant