Boston Public Schools has three exam schools: Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and the John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. All three schools accept new students for grades 7 and 9. John D. O’Bryant School accepts a small number of new students in grade 10.
Current BPS grade 8 exam school students are eligible to apply for grade 9 admission to a different exam school.
To learn more about the exam school admissions process, please visit the following pages:
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Admissions Process Info Sessions
Students entering grades 7, 9, or 10 in September 2023 and residing in the City of Boston are eligible to apply to one of our exam schools (Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and O'Bryant School of Math and Science). Please join us at one of these upcoming virtual events to get additional information and details on the new registration process.
Exam School Admissions Info Sessions (view the flyers):
SY2023-24 Application Timeline