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UP Academy Boston

Welcome to UP Academy Boston! Serving more than 375 6th-8th grade students in Boston since 2011, UP Academy Boston is a mission-driven community of passionate and dedicated educators.

  • Fast Facts
    • Grades Served:  6-8
    • Enrollment: Approximately 375
    • Restart Date: August 2011
    • School Restarted: Patrick F. Gavin Middle School
  • Contact Information
    • Principal: James Frier
    • Director of Operations: Brittani Bond
    • Address: 215 Dorchester Street, South Boston, MA 02127
    • Phone: (617) 635-8819
    • Fax: (617) 635-8820
    • Email: info@upacademyboston.org
  • School Hours
    • Monday – Thursday: 7:35 am – 3:00 pm
    • Friday: 7:35 am – 1:00 pm
    • *Doors open at 7:15 am for breakfast Monday-Friday
    • *Students who have homework club or detention will be dismissed at 3:30pm.
  • Board of Trustees

    UP Academy Boston & UP Academy Dorchester are Horace Mann charter schools and are governed by the UP Academy Boston & UP Academy Dorchester Board of Trustees.  

    • Amar Kumar (Chair) – Founder & CEO, KaiPod Learning
    • Beth Clymer – Chief Financial Officer, Jobcase, Inc.
    • Matt Lesniak (Treasurer)– Director, Strategic Operations Finance, Wayfair
    • Alisha Johnson – Supervisor, Crimson Preferred Scheduling, Tufts Medical Center
    • Aisha Miller (Secretary) – Vice President, Related Beal
    • Rishi Shukla – Managing Partner & Co-Founder, DockSquare Equity
    • Lana Ewing – Chief Academic Officer, Excel Academy Charter Schools
    • Ali Huberlie (Vice-Chair) – Senior Director, EY Parthenon
    • Sonia Satchell – Owner, IRIE Jamaican Style Restaurant

Enrollment Information


We are now accepting applications for the 2022-23 school year! To enroll your child, you can apply online or download and submit an application via mail, in-person, email, or fax. If you have any questions, please reach out to enrollment@upacademyboston.org.

Starting on March 25th, we will have an application deadline every Friday until all available seats have been filled.  We will be offering to students who have applied on a rolling basis as long as there are available seats.

Virtual Tour

Want to get a sense of UP Academy Boston? Check out this virtual school tour video!

 

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