West Roxbury Academy

  • Rigorous curriculum emphasizing business, graphic arts and marketing to prepare students for college, careers, and service 

    • Courses in marketing, economics, photography, TV production, computer technology, and web design
    • Focus on building strong student leadership and community within the school
    • Inclusion of English language learners and special education students in all courses and leadership activities
    • Internships, College Bound preparatory program, and dual enrollment in area colleges
    • Recognized by the National Honor Society
    • Boston Educator of the Year and National Board Certified teachers on staff
    • Recipient of many grants and awards, including Adobe Corporation, William Jefferson Clinton Foundation, Facing History, Roxbury Film Festival (student entry),
    • and Boston Architectural College
    • Opportunities for travel in the U.S. and abroad
    • Many extracurricular activities, including varsity and junior varsity sport
    • Partnership with Turner Broadcasting

School Data


  • Headmaster
    Jerleen John

    1205 VFW Parkway
    West Roxbury, MA 02132

    Phone: 617-635-8935
    Fax: 617-635-7912

    School Hours
    7:20 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.

    Early Dismissal, the day before Thanksgiving and last two days of school: 11:40 a.m.

    Grades: 9-12
    Level: High
    School Type: Regular