Boston Public Schools Adult Diploma Program
55 Malcolm X Blvd.
Boston Central Adult High School
Roxbury, MA 02120
Telephone: 617-635-9300 - Fax: 617-635-9045
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Boston Central Adult High School is an evening school program located within the Madison Park Education Complex. The program offers a choice of a 16-unit program (College Preparatory and General), leading to a high school diploma issued by Boston Public Schools. This specialized school for mature and serious-minded people allows students to participate in comprehensive programs of study and to complete diploma requirements during evening hours while maintaining full-time jobs.

The Adult Diploma Program (ADP) is an alternative route to a high school diploma. Adults work at their own pace in this flexible program. It includes take home projects, performance assessments, frequent interviews, and library research. Graduates receive a Boston Central Adult High School diploma. ADP hours are Tue & Thu: 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

Boston Central Adult High School now offers an Adult Basic Education and an ESOL program on Tue & Thu: 6:30pm - 9:30pm.

Service hours:

M - F: 9am - 4pm for information on classes

Requirements / Restrictions:

Must be 16 years or older for the high school. For ADP, participants must be 23 years old by the time they graduate. There may also be some individual skill requirements for some classes. Call for more specific information.


Boston residents currently pay a $5 registration fee per semester plus the cost of books.


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