BCCS, an urban public charter school located in Dorchester,was founded in 1998 with a simple yet ambitious mission: to prepare eachstudent for college. We have grown from 120 students in grades 5 through 7 to over600 students in grades 5 through 12.
• 100% of BCCS’s nine graduating classes have been accepted to college. The majority of our students will be the first in their families to earn college degrees.
• In 2012, 100% of BCCS students scored Advanced on the 10th grade Math MCAS, ranking us as first in the state on this exam. Also, 100% of BCCS students scored Advanced or Proficient on the 10th grade English MCAS. BCCS is the only public, non-exam school in the state in which 100% of students have passed the 10th grade Math MCAS for the past ten years, and over 99% of BCCS students have passed the English MCAS over the past ten years.
• The school accepts students by random public lottery and has a waiting list of over 2,500 students.