RL Fact Sheet


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: 299 boys (100 from the City of Boston) 
Students of Color: 105 boys (35%)
Dress Code: Casual (several jacket-and-tie events per year)
Tuition: $26,100 (2013-14)
Students on Financial Aid: 37% 
Average Financial Aid Grant: $19,081
Faculty: 40 (13 have been at Roxbury Latin for 15 or more years)
Faculty with adv. degrees: 78%
Student-Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Average Class Size: 13
Language Instruction: Latin, Greek, French, and Spanish
College Matriculation: 100 percent
National Merit Awards: 65% of the Class of 2013 received some level of recognition, including 19 finalists, 1 achievement semifinalist, 13 commended, and 1 scholarship winner out of a class of 51.
Median SAT scores: Class of 2013: Critical Reading 740, Math 770, Writing 770, Total 2240
AP stats: 93% of scores generated by the Class of 2013 were 4 or 5
(64% 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 $105 million
Sports: Cross country, Football, Soccer, Basketball, Hockey, Wrestling, Baseball, Lacrosse, Tennis, Track & Field (34 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/)