Boston Latin Exam for 2017

The Boston Latin Exam for 2017 will be held on Saturday, November 4th.  Are you a Boston resident looking for better educational opportunities for your child? Boston Exam Schools provide a top notch education at no cost — the only trick is getting in. There are three exam schools – Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School and the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. All three accept new students for grades 7 and 9. The O’Bryant School also accepts…

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ISEE Registration and Scoring

ISEE Registration and Scoring It is important to know what will be on the ISEE test and how it is scored before you take it. There are three levels of the ISEE, so the first thing to do is register and prepare for the appropriate level. The Lower Level test is for students in 5th and 6th grade, the Middle Level is for 7th and 8th grade, and the Upper Level is for 9th grade…

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Boston Latin Exam Registration Deadline

The deadline to register for the Boston Latin Exam is Friday, September 23rd. This exam is the process by which Boston Public School students can apply to the three exam schools, Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics & Science. To take the exam students must currently be in 6th, 8th, or 9th grade. Application materials can be found with Principals of Boston Public elementary schools and at all…

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Boston Latin School Controversy

Boston Latin School Controversy Boston Latin School has been in the spotlight recently regarding controversial race issues. Following accusations, Lynne Mooney Teta stepped down as headmaster of Boston Latin School. Though Teta felt that the school was working towards becoming more inclusive, she felt it best to resign as there is major work to be done. Many feel the way that issues surrounding race are handled at Boston schools is the main problem. It appears…

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Exam School Initiative Aims to Increase Diversity

In an effort to increase diversity in Boston’s three exam schools, the Exam School Initiative aims to increase diversity with several changes made to its program this summer. The program, which has been around since 2000, aims to prepare selected students for the rigorous exam which grants students entrance to Boston Latin, Boston Latin Academy, and John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science.   During the 2015-2016 school year, Boston Latin School officials admitted…

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Why Boston Exam Schools?

Why Boston Exam Schools Have a Lot To Offer The three Boston Exam Schools are: Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School and the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science. These three schools accept students in grades 7-9 (the O’Bryant School also accepts some 10th grade students). To apply to one of these schools, you must be a Boston resident (both student and parent), send your scores from the Independent School Entrance Exam, or ISEE,…

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Boston Exam Schools FAQ

Boston Exam Schools FAQ: Deciding where to send you child to school is not a decision to be taken lightly. There are several factors that must be considered in order to send your child to the school that’s best for them. There are often important questions that come up along the way, so the Boston Exam Schools created a frequently asked questions document to assist you. If you have questions like “Is there a wait…

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ISEE Test Day Checklist

It is important to feel prepared on test day in order to succeed. Here is an ISEE Test Day Checklist from BostonPublicSchools.org to help you get organized and ready to take the test: ISEE Test Day Checklist In order for students to test on November 5th, your child must bring the following materials to the test center: 1. ISEE Test Admission Ticket 2. Student Identification 3. Residency Verification Receipt (not applicable to current Boston Public Schools…

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Applying to the Boston Exam Schools

Here is some information about applying to the Boston Exam Schools: In order to apply to these schools, you must have test scores from the Independent School Entrance Exam (ISEE), Boston residency, and student grade information. It is important to note when test dates are to ensure your child is prepared for the test. The first ISEE test date for this year is November 5th. If your child is in grades 6, 8, or 9,…

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