Helen Y. Davis Leadership Academy Charter Public School (DLA) is a tuition-free, 6-8 grade middle school, located in the Field’ s Corner neighborhood of Dorchester.
We are accepting applications for 2019-2020 school year. Please click the “Apply Now” button below to fill out the Boston Public Charter Schools Online Application form to add your child’s name to the lottery. Applications must be received by Wednesday, February 28, 2019, at 5:00 PM. Applications received after this deadline will be added to the waitlist.
WHO CAN APPLY?
Any child who is entering grades 6-8 in the Fall of 2019 may apply. A child must reside in Massachusetts in order to enter the lottery. Siblings of current DLA students will receive preference in the lottery. Boston residents will receive preference over Non-Boston residents.
RANKED 1 OUT OF 401 SCHOOL DISTRICTS
WITH 87.5% OF TEACHING STAFF PEOPLE OF COLOR
RANKED 3 OUT OF 80 CHARTERS SCHOOLS
WITH A 71.8% SGP ON 2018 MATH MCAS (GRADE 6)
RANKED 11 OUT OF 80 CHARTERS SCHOOLS
WITH A 62.3% SGP ON 2018 ELA MCAS (GRADE 6)