Boston Middle School Academy is located in Dorchester, MA and is one of 43 middle schools in Boston School District. It is a alt. school that serves 5 students in grades 6-8.
Alternative schools are public schools that offer nontraditional education for students whose needs cannot be met in a regular, special education, or vocational school. While alternative schools are distinct from regular, special education, and vocational schools in their teaching approach or classroom environment, they can provide similar services and/or curriculum for students. Alternative schools include schools for potential dropouts, residential treatment centers for substance abuse, schools for chronic truants, and schools for students with behavioral problems.
Boston Middle School Academy did not make AYP in 2007. Under No Child Left Behind, a school makes Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) if it achieves the minimum levels of improvement determined by the state of Massachusetts in terms of student performance and other accountability measures. See Boston Middle School Academy's test results to learn more about school performance.
Student Economic Level (2010)
In 2010, Boston Middle School Academy had 67% of students eligible for free or reduced price lunch programs. Massachusetts had 34% of eligible students for free or reduced price lunch programs. Eligibility for the National School Lunch Program is based on family income levels.
The Boston spends $19,046 per pupil in current expenditures. The district spends 55% on instruction, 41% on support services, 4% on other elementary and secondary expenditures. More about Boston District
In 2011, Boston Middle School Academy had 1 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The Massachusetts average is 14 students per full-time equivalent teacher.