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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 AcademyTuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 11:41am
Ticket prices are increasing on Feb 1! Buy your tickets to Motown Night now!
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Beacon AcademyTuesday, January 23rd, 2018 at 5:02pm
Buy tickets now for Motown Night on February 15!
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Beacon AcademyThursday, December 21st, 2017 at 5:55pm
Happy holidays from all of us here at Beacon!
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Beacon AcademyTuesday, December 19th, 2017 at 2:34pm
The Class of 2018 loved picking out books today at the @brooklinebooksmith!
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Beacon Academy added 31 new photos.Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 12:00pm
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Beacon AcademyThursday, November 23rd, 2017 at 9:26am
Happy Thanksgiving from the Class of 2018!


Wednesday, January 31st, 2018 at 11:13am
Have you been reading The Hate U Give by @angiecthomas?Join us for Beacon's Community Read on Feb 8.
Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 8:42am
Ticket prices are increasing on Feb 1! Buy your tickets to Motown Night now!
Monday, December 18th, 2017 at 8:04am
An amazing day of book wrapping and gifting at the Annual Holiday Luncheon this past Wednesday at Beacon! beaconboston photo
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 at 7:50am
Visiting Beacon students at Belmont Hill is always a wonderful experience! beaconboston photo
Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 8:33am
We had a great time at the Lilla G. Frederick High School fair today signing up prospective students with Beacon graduates Iashai and Angelica! beaconboston photo

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