TBA offers a college preparatory curriculum, which includes interdisciplinary project-based learning where technology is the bridge that connects the students to their learning experiences.
Academics at TBA:
Each student at TechBoston Academy will maximize academic performance to develop social competence, responsibility and self-confidence. We believe that the positive development and success of all students are common goals and a collective responsibility shared by parents, students, community and the school. Our focus is on Opportunities, Technology and Education.
To actively engage students in their own educational process and improve their academic performance as measured by MCAS and other assessment tools:
All students will read critically and with comprehension
All students will communicate and reflect effectively through writing, speaking, and presenting.
All students will develop critical thinking skills
All students will solve problems effectively
All students will understand how common themes connect across disciplines and are applied outside the classroom
All students will develop the habits of study enabling them to be successful in post-secondary pursuits
To integrate state of the art technologies into all learning opportunities and to prepare students for higher education and career development:
All students will become competent in specific industry technologies
All students will demonstrate proficiency in integrating existing and emerging industry technologies that enable communication, problem solving, visual presentation, research and analysis
All academic classes are designed to support either Small group, College Preparatory, or Honors instructions.
Advanced Placement (AP)
Advanced placement (AP) instruction challenges students to work at a college level.
College prepartory instruction offers a traditional college prep curriculum.
Honors instruction challenges students to exceed the expectations of the college prep course.
Small group instruction offers many supports to help students access the curriculum.