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9-12|Private
160 students
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1 University Road
Boston, MA 02215

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  • Facilities
    Computer lab, Library
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59 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a student · June 11, 2015
Nearly every review on this site, whether negative or positive, has drawn the same conclusion about BU Academy: it isn't for everybody. Make no mistake: BUA is a welcoming and enjoyable place, with truly enthusiastic and supportive teachers. ... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a student · June 11, 2015
The teachers are enthusiastic about their classes and respectful of their students. They generally don't claim to be infallible, and they encourage students to challenge or discuss their claims. That's more true in the humanities than in math... more

Amount of homework: Agree
Submitted by a student · June 11, 2015
Some students say that there's too much work, but they're in the minority. There is a ton of work, but none of it is busy work, and you always feel like you're getting something out of the homework.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a student · June 11, 2015
BUA makes us work for everything, so there is no room for pretense or faking. For that reason, BUA doesn't tolerate academic dishonesty, and punishments are sometimes doled out to "make an example" out of particularly bad cases. Also, as hard as... more

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Last modified: June 11, 2015
Last modified Boston University Academy is a Private school that serves grades 9-12
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