Boston Middle School Academy





Hours of operation (or meeting times & dates): 

Hours: 7:20am-1:30pm M-F


Boston Middle School Academy (BMSA) is an alternative education program designed to help students reduce the negative behaviors that prevented them from achieving academic success in other Boston middle schools. BMSA is focused on developing the educational, social and behavioral skills of the student. The goal of this program is to successfully transition students to an appropriate middle school or high school at the end of the school year.


215 Dorchester Street
South Boston, MA 02127
United States
How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Students who have repeatedly violated the Code of Discipline at the Boston Public School in which they are currently, are referred to BMSA by the BPS Office of Alternative Education. Students are educated at BMSA for one year before they transition to another middle or high school.

Key Programs Offered: 

The BMSA provides: A safe, structured and supportive learning environment Small class size Greater accommodations for individual student needs Positive staff/student relationships Counseling and crisis intervention Improved student communication skills Opportunities for improved social skills Opportunities for parental involvement School-to-career opportunities Community resources and partnerships