Roxbury Latin fosters the development of academic excellence by means of a demanding curriculum. We seek to instill in our students a capacity for rigorous analysis, disciplined reflection, and lucid expression. Our goal is for each student to experience the excitement and joy that result from hard and deep thinking, and to help him to develop the skills that will serve him well in college and throughout his life.
In the lower grades, we emphasize the basic skills in the major disciplines: the arts, English, history, classical and modern language, computer science, mathematics, and science. At the upper levels, after students have acquired the fundamental skills, our academic program becomes increasingly flexible. Boys may choose from a variety of electives. Opportunity is also offered for significant independent study on and off campus.