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174 Ipswich Street
Boston, MA 02215
p. 617-635-6470

Boston Arts Academy
in Boston, MA

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State Agency:
Massachusetts Dept Of Elementary And Secondary Education

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeOther/alternative school
Grades offered9th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelHigh School
Teacher FTEs35.0
Surrounding communityCity, Large Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title I
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Boston, MA 02215
Total Population21,963 (21,963 urban / N/A rural)
Households7,962 (1.56 people per house)
Median Household Income$27,040
Families1,155 (2.28 people per family)
Pop. — African American977
Pop. — Asian3,709
Pop. — Pacific Islander57
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native122
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)16,896
Pop. — Other992

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 203 46%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 49 11%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 252 58%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students     21%
English Language Learners     19%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/A62%
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/A65%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/A66%
White Non-HispanicN/A84%
All Students<64%81%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 3,376 92.94%
GED Recipients     4.13%
Other Completers N/A 1.25%

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Boston Arts Academy?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic181>43%8%
Asian / Pacific Islander17<4%5%
American Indian / Alaskan Native1N/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic79<18%72%
9th Grade 44 44 7 26 121
10th Grade 58 40 4 11 113
11th Grade 43 24 5 21 93
12th Grade 36 33 1 1 21 92
Total 181 141 17 1 79 419

Boston – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Boston Arts Academy's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides1,077.1<31%40%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; SupervisorsN/A1%
Library / Media SpecialistN/A2%
Library / Media SupportN/A2%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)9.6<0%2%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)41.5<1%2%
Guidance Staff Total51.1<1%4%
District Admins134.5<4%4%
Dist. Admin/Sppt604.6>17%6%
School Admins380.0>11%9%
School Admin/Sppt599.3>17%11%
Other Support97.9>3%2%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Boston Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$23,866,000<$424$483
Payments to Charter Schools$48,375,000>$861$207
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$108,769,000<$1,936$7,907
 Issued During Fiscal Year$17,613,000<$313$1,507
 Retired During Fiscal Year$17,613,000<$313$1,507
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$100,111,000<$1,782$7,572
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $7,323
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year  $3,695
 Sinking Fund  $1,427
 Bond Fund  $440
 Other Funds  $2,829
Total Revenues$1,220,761,000>$21,734$16,245
Total Expenses$1,229,316,000>$21,886$15,720

Boston Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs  
Special Education Programs  
Vocational Education Programs  
Other Education Programs  
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$371,024,000$233,769,000$14,734,170$6,722,562
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$67,785,000$41,552,000$1,309,565$652,730
 General Administration$5,275,000$2,016,000$301,578$82,311
 School Administration$32,574,000$12,448,000$1,234,941$336,651
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$31,685,000$12,108,000$1,134,821$316,782
 Student Transportation$5,343,000$2,042,000$222,041$68,991
 Business / Central / Other$6,218,000$2,376,000$369,102$97,601
Food Services$13,870,000$5,300,000$522,660$144,408

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Boston.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$133,657,000>$2,379$724
  General Administration$8,869,000<$157$253
  School Administration$45,660,000>$812$589
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$91,747,000>$1,633$1,380
  Student Transportation$65,022,000>$1,157$570
  Business / Central / Other$20,444,000>$363$347
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$30,008,000>$534$360
  Enterprise Operations   
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services$2,004,000<$35$152
 Adult Education$370,000<$6$36
Capital Outlay
 Construction  $1,634
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$32,495,000<$578$807
 Instructional Equipment$2,781,000<$49$107
 Other Equipment$3,224,000<$57$66
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$3,515,000<$62$680
Debt Interest$13,442,000<$239$431

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Boston.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$45,777,000>$815$140
  Children with Disabilities Idea$18,934,000>$337$258
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality   
  Safe and Drug Free Schools   
  Title V, Part A   
  Vocational and Tech Education$1,307,000<$23$112
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$11,386,000>$202$142
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid   
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$210,540,000>$3,748$3,236
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs   
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs$500,000<$8$29
 School Lunch Programs   
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs$15,134,000<$269$2,010
 Transportation Programs$12,116,000<$215$334
 Other Programs$9,835,000>$175$80
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits$109,822,000>$1,955$1,408
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions$615,920,000>$10,965$8,251
 Property Taxes   
 General Sales Taxes   
 Public Utility Taxes   
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$540,000<$9$613
 From Cities and Counties  $7,887
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$18,000 $218
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $23
 School Lunch$12,875,000>$229$161
 Textbook Sales and Rentals   
 District Activity Receipts  $41
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services   
 Interest Earnings  $105

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