RL Fact Sheet

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Roxbury Latin Fact Sheet

Roxbury Latin School: An independent boys’ day school
Grades: 7-12
Year Founded: 1645, in the reign of King Charles I
Headmaster: Kerry P. Brennan
Location: West Roxbury, Massachusetts (southwest section of Boston)
Enrollment: 301 boys (100 from the City of Boston) 
Students of Color: 108 boys (36%)
Dress Code: Casual (several jacket-and-tie events per year)
Tuition: $27,900 (2014-15)
Students on Financial Aid: 37% 
Average Financial Aid Grant: $20,237
Faculty: 43 (14 have been at Roxbury Latin for 15 or more years)
Faculty with adv. degrees: 77%
Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Average Class Size: 13
Language Instruction: Latin, Greek, French, and Spanish
College Matriculation: 100 percent
National Merit Awards: 64% of the Class of 2014 received some level of recognition, including 15 finalists, 3 achievement semifinalists, and 16 commended students (including 3 scholarship winners) out of a class of 53.
Median SAT scores: Class of 2014: Critical Reading 750, Math 740, Writing 740, Total 2250
AP stats: 84% of scores generated by the Class of 2014 were 4 or 5
(57% were 5)
Campus Size, Buildings: 117-acre campus; includes Perry Building, Rousmaniere Hall, Smith Arts Center, Bauer Science Center, Albert H. Gordon Field House, and Jarvis Refectory; eight athletic fields and ten tennis courts
Endowment $121 million
Sports: Cross country, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Hockey, Wrestling, Baseball, Lacrosse, Tennis, Track & Field (33 teams)
Activities: Chess, Classics Club, Debating and Public Speaking, Dramatics, Environment Conscious Organized Students (ECOS), French Club, Spanish Club, Habitat for Humanity (RL Chapter), Model United Nations
Community Service: Class-by-class, and numerous school-wide local and international projects
Musical Groups: Glee Club and Chorus; Latonics (a cappella); Junior Chorus; Jazz Band; chamber music ensembles
Student Publications: The Tripod newspaper, Yearbook, and Forum magazine (student arts)
Accreditation: New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Associations: International Boys’ Schools Coalition (http://www.theibsc.org/)
National Association of Independent Schools (http://www.nais.org/)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (http://www.aisne.org/)