About Us


The mission of Boston Collegiate Charter School is to prepare each student for college. We offer an academically rigorous college preparatory curriculum for students in grades five through twelve. 100% of our graduates have been accepted to college; the majority of them will be the first in their families to complete a college degree.


College Acceptances

  • 100% of each graduating class has been accepted to college. The class of 2012 as a whole earned close to $3 million in merit scholarships and grants. Over half of the graduates are recipients of the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship. Students will attend such colleges as Boston College, Bowdoin College, Franklin and Marshall College, and Northeastern University, among many others.
  • For nine consecutive years, BCCS graduates have posted 100% college acceptance results.

Academic Achievement

  • 100% of BCCS tenth grade students scored Advanced on the math MCAS exam in 2012, ranking BCCS as first in the state for that test. Furthermore, 100% of BCCS tenth grade students scored Advanced or Proficient on the ELA MCAS exam.
  • BCCS is the only public, non-exam school in the state in which 100% of students have passed the tenth grade math MCAS for the past ten years. Moreover, over 99% of BCCS students have passed the English MCAS over the past ten years.
  • In comparison to Boston averages, BCCS students consistently score a higher passing percentage on all thirteen exams in all six grades.
Hundreds of Applications and a Lengthy Waiting List
  • The school accepts students by random public lottery and has received an increasing number of applications each year. This year, the school received 724 applications for 72 available seats.
  • We currently have a waiting list of over 2,500 students. Our students come from all over Boston, with the majority residing in Dorchester, South Boston, Mattapan, Hyde Park, and Roxbury.
Strong Parent Satisfaction and Parental Choice
  • 98% of responding families are very satisfied or satisfied with our educational program.
  • According to our family survey, families choose to send their children to Boston Collegiate for our higher academic standards, our college preparatory mission, and our excellent teachers.

To learn more or to visit our school, please contact Kate Armstrong, Director of Operations.

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