Boston International High School

  • A high school specifically designed to serve a diverse student body of English Learners

    What makes us special

    • College preparatory curriculum designed to teach students English while also teaching rigorous content
    • Newcomers Academy, a program for students newly arrived in the U.S. who have little or no schooling in their home country or whose education has been interrupted
    • A dedicated staff that reflects the cultural and linguistic diversity of the students and communicates effectively with families and community partners
    • Vibrant after school and Saturday programs offering academic support and enrichment
    • Brand new biology and chemistry labs providing hands-on learning
    • Arts programming offered in collaboration with Sociedad Latina and Youth and Family Enrichment Services
    • University connections including Talented and Gifted (TAG) Latino program with UMass Boston and Refugee Youth Summer Enrichment (RYSE) with Harvard University
    • Well-rounded athletics programs for boys and girls offering soccer, volleyball, basketball, and baseball
    • SAT preparation for 11th graders after school  

    Special admission process

    • Students are assigned based on results of an English language placement test
    • For information, call the BPS Roxbury Welcome Center, 617-635-9010


  • Headmaster 
    Tony King

    100 Maxwell St.
    Dorchester, MA 02124

    School Hours
    8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.,
    8:00 a.m.-1:55 p.m. Fri.
    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 12:00 p.m.

    Grades: 9-12
    School Type: Regular