The Roxbury Latin School

101 Saint Theresa Avenue,
West Roxbury, MA, 02132-0213
Tel: (617)325-4920
Grades: 7 - 12 | 301 students
The Roxbury Latin School is a small, independent day school for boys in grades 7-12, located on a spacious 117 acre campus in West Roxbury, MA.
Founded by John Eliot in 1645, in the reign of King Charles the First, it is the oldest school in continuous existence in North America.
Roxbury Latin's endowment and the generosity of its alumni, parents, and friends enable the School to maintain a distinguished faculty, to charge a relatively low tuition, and to admit and enroll boys without regard to their parents' ability to pay.
The opportunities afforded by the School are therefore available to a uniquely diverse student body from all segments of the greater Boston community...

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 7 - 12
Year Founded 1645

Student Body

Total Students 301 students
Student Body Type All-boys
% Students of Color 37%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade The Roxbury Latin School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 77%
Average Class Size 13 students
Number of AP Courses 13 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP American Politics, AP Art History, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Computer Science, AP Economics (Macro), AP Economics (Micro), AP French 4, AP Latin 5, AP Modern European History, AP Music Theory, AP Spanish 4, AP Statistics  
Average SAT score 2250
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Collared shirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 6
Yearly Tuition Cost $27,900
Tuition Notes Need-blind admission
% on Financial Aid 37%
Average Financial Aid Grant $20,237
Acceptance Rate 16%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Andrew T. Chappell
Admissions Associate Lindsay Schuyler


Total Sports Offered 10 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and Field, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
Track and FieldWrestling,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess, Chorus, Community Service, Debating and Public Speaking, Dramatics, Environment Conscious Organized Students (ECOS), Habitat for Humanity, Jazz Band, Language Clubs, Latonics (a cappella), Model United Nations, Publications (newspaper, Yearbook, magazine of student arts), String and other chamber music ensembles Chess, Chorus, Dramatics, Jazz Band, Language Clubs, Community Service,
Debating and Public Speaking,
Environment Conscious Organized Students (ECOS),
Habitat for Humanity,
Latonics (a cappella),
Model United Nations,
Publications (newspaper, Yearbook, magazine of student arts),
String and other chamber music ensembles,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 08/05/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Catholic Memorial (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Theresa School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Theresa School (0.2 miles away)
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