• Boston Arts Academy students
    94% of our graduates are accepted to college.
  • Boston Arts Academy hall scene
    “When you walk into BAA, you feel a completely different way of learning.”
  • Boston Arts Academy student singers
    “Without BAA, I don’t know if I would have gone to college.”
  • “BAA showed me you can make your dreams a reality.”

Boston Arts Academy (BAA) is the city’s public high school for the visual and performing arts, serving more than 440 students who reflect the diversity of Boston’s neighborhoods. We offer pathways to success to urban students who otherwise might not have access to both formal arts training and a college preparatory education.

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Where are they now?

Elyas Harris

Theatre Major, 2009

Elyas is using his love of theatre to make a difference in the lives of Boston students. He is a special education teacher at Excel High School in Boston, a Teaching Assistant with The Theater Offensive, and a member of the Company One Street Team.

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