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  • Register Now for the Summer Enrichment Program!

    Monday July, 10th - Friday, August 4th located at 900 Washington Street; 5 days a week from 9:00am-2:00pm, for students grades 6-11. Activities include: goal setting and reflection, multiple academic classes, healthy snacks and academic field trips every friday.

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  • JQUS named an "America's Most Challenging High School"

    Josiah Quincy Upper School is ranked the 5th most challenging public high school in Massachusetts and the 2nd in Boston according to the Washington Post.

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  • JQUS Debate Team Awarded School of the Year 2017

    Congratulations to the Josiah Quincy Upper School Debate Team for their numerous accomplishments this year! JQUS Debate ranked 3rd in City Championships out of 18 schools.

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  • Boston Educator of The Year 2017

    Michael Andrews, 7th Grade Humanities Teacher and Grade Team Leader at the Josiah Quincy Upper School, is awarded as Boston Educator of the Year. Mr. Andrews has been nominated for his continuous dedication to high quality instruction and strong family engagement.

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    “I wasn’t the best student until the eighth grade,” Fang said. “I struggled in school for a long time and didn’t get into the exam schools. That’s when I started paying attention.” Today, Fang is class valedictorian and the first student in the school’s history to be accepted by Harvard University. Fang received a full scholarship, covering his tuition, rooming costs and living expenses for the next four years.

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