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Beacon Academy

Beacon Academy, an extra year of school between 8th and 9th grades, prepares smart, hard-working and kind urban students for success in independent high schools. It is the first school of its kind in the country.
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Beacon AcademyThursday, September 14th, 2017 at 1:40pm
Meet the Class of 2018!
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Beacon AcademyFriday, August 11th, 2017 at 5:57pm
Join us for our 12th Annual Symposium on Race and Class in Education on Friday, October 20th!
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Beacon AcademyFriday, August 11th, 2017 at 2:42pm
The Martha's Vineyard Times covers Beacon Academy alumni this August!
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Beacon AcademyMonday, August 7th, 2017 at 7:39pm
The Class of 2018 has returned from the Vineyard! #favoriteshot #morephotostocome
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Beacon Academy updated their cover photo.Monday, August 7th, 2017 at 6:57pm
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Beacon Academy added 3 new photos.Monday, July 31st, 2017 at 5:31pm
Face fears. Figure it out. #Beacon2018


Class of 2017: High School Placements!

We’ve combined the exciting news of high school placement with photos of Beacon’s co-curricular program. Our activities outside the classroom prepare our students for success in independent schools by increasing their cultural fluency and ease in social situations. These photographs depict some of these activities and the spring courses offered to the Class of 2017.

Adrian Aguasvivas – The Buxton School









Marianne Alagos – Brimmer and May 









Carlos Alvarado –Milton Academy









Teejay Cardoso –Buckingham Browne & Nichols









Exavion Clerveau – Dublin School









Anaya Depina – Newton Country Day School









Danny Depina – The Winchendon School









Angelica Estrella – Walnut Hill School for the Arts









Stephanie Gutierrez – Buckingham Browne & Nichols









Michael Hastings – Placement Pending









Jerry Lamothe – Concord Academy









Adelis Liriano – Miss Hall’s School









Jusmaylin Melo – The Buxton School 









Anthony Mora – Milton Academy









Makai Murray – St. George’s School









Meleah Neely – Concord Academy









Quinton Nsamba –  Brimmer and May









Julie Oliveira – Waldorf High School of Massachusetts Bay









Kamaru Oseni – St. Paul’s School









Kashetu Oseni – St. Paul’s School









T’Nysha Peete – Waldorf High School of Massachusetts Bay  









Stalin Polanco – Belmont Hill School









Elon Stefan – St. Mark’s School









Wesley Ward- Placement Pending









Davida Wright – Kents Hill School