Boston College High School

150 Morrissey Blvd,
Dorchester, MA, 02125-0212
Tel: (617)474-5115
Boston College High School is a Jesuit Catholic college preparatory school.
We strive to challenge our students to become young men of integrity, educated in faith and for justice, committed to academic excellence and service to others.
As a Jesuit Catholic high school, we strive to reflect the diversity of our church and community.
Our mission since 1863 has been to form leaders of competence, conscience and compassion who seek to do all things ad majorem Dei gloriam - for the greater glory of God.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Jesuit Secondary Education Association (JSEA)
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1550 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 12%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Boston College High School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 139 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Cathedral High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Umass/boston Early Learning Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Jack N' Childcare At Marina Ba (1.5 miles away)
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  • Dorchester Umass/boston Early Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    100 Morrissey Blvd
    Dorchester , MA , 02125
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.1  mi  |  48  students  |  Gr.  NS-PK
  • Dorchester
    Notre Dame Montessori
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    265 Mount Vernon St
    Dorchester , MA , 02125
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  24  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Boston St. Peter Academy
    (Roman Catholic)
    371 W 4th St
    Boston , MA , 02127
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.5  mi  |  156  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Quincy Jack N' Childcare At Marina Ba
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    500 Victory Road
    Quincy , MA , 02171
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    1.5  mi  |  12  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Roxbury St. Patrick School
    (Roman Catholic)
    131 Mt Pleasant Ave
    Roxbury , MA , 02119
    (Roman Catholic)
    1.6  mi  |  228  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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