Boston Arts Academy

  • MA


174 Ipswich Street
United States

About Us

Boston Arts Academy (BAA) is the city's only public high school for the visual and performing arts, serving over 420 students. Founded in 1998 on the belief that academics and the arts are vital to student development and achievement, over 94% of BAA graduates are accepted into college each year. Through arts exploration and practice, BAA students are trained to take risks, problem-solve, work collaboratively, and take their place in the creative workforce of the 21st century. BAA is home to the Center for Arts in Education, a beacon for arts-based education with a mission to increase access to the arts. For more information, visit

Boston Arts Academy is a collaborative project between the Boston Public Schools and the ProArts Consortium, an association of six internationally known institutions of higher learning specializing in the visual arts, performing arts, and architecture: Berklee College of Music, Boston Conservatory, Boston Architectural College, Emerson College, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, and the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.