Greater Egleston High School

  • GEHS has a Scholars Academy for 10th and 11th graders, College Prep Academy (CPA) for seniors and Online Learners Academy (OLA) for overage students who need to work to support their families, and/or students who are parents or students who have medically-related circumstances. The CPA includes a 10-week college immersion program. 

    Another unique feature of our school is our mission to introduce students to potential careers by exploring and researching careers, selecting a career internship site, and the opportunity to develop skillsets within their career area of interest.  Students participate in weekly Career Internships.

    Special Features

    • Three separate programs promoting readiness for college and careers: College Prep Academy, Scholars Academy, and Online Learning Academy
    • Emphasis on student-centered lessons, leadership, life skills, and collaborative learning
    • Use of a diverse range of assessments including portfolios, small collaborative learning projects, exhibitions, individual class assignments, and MCAS
    • Family-focused activities: orientations, Student Recognition, and Parent/Guardian Successful Partners awards ceremony, and governing board participation
    • A high percentage rate of college acceptance (90%-100%) annually
    • Career internships and apprenticeships throughout Boston
    • School research projects, academic challenges, and after school programs
    • Instruction aligned with Mass. Common Core, BPS, and Greater Egleston High School standards that promote learning through critical thinking, research, and ability to articulate ideas
    • College-level courses at the school and on college campuses
    • College counseling and access to college application and enrollment resources
    • Admission based on interview and selection process: Contact the school for information.

    After school programs

    • Governing board, advisory groups, Events Planning Committee, collaboration with OrigiNations

    Special admission process

    • Admission based on interview and selection process: Contact the school for information


  • Head of School
    Kevin Brill
    80 School Street
    Roxbury, MA 02119

    Phone: 617-635-6429
    Fax: 617-635-6469
    School Hours
    8:00 am - 3:00 pm 

    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 12:30 p.m.

    Grades: 9-12; ages 17-22
    School Type: Pilot