Boston Adult Technical Academy

  • Boston Adult Technical Academy (BATA) is an alternative high school for mature, highly motivated, young adults between the ages of 19-22. Our mission is to provide educational experiences that enable young adults to acquire the skills needed for success in post-secondary experiences in the 21st century. Students can take up to seven courses per semester. Before school activities are offered for MCAS prep, Senior Seminar, student leadership, and career exploration.

    What Makes Our School Special:

    • An alternative high school for older students, ages 19-22
    • Grants a Boston Public High School diploma
    • An academic program in English language arts, math, science, and humanities
    • Sheltered English instruction for English language learners
    • Computers in classrooms
    • Credit Recovery programs
    • Dual enrollment option in a community college
    • Career exploration program
    • Graduation coaches 
    • College and post-secondary application assistance

    Special admission process

    • Contact the school for more information.


  • Headmaster
    Benjamin Helfat

    20 Church Street
    Boston, MA  02116


    School Hours
    9:00 a.m.-3:20 p.m.

    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 12:50 p.m.

    Grades: 11-12
    Level: High
    School Type: Special