ABCD Dorchester Academy
What type of high school is this?
Alternative Education Diploma/Career Exploration - Accelerated diploma, competency-based education, over-age middle schoolers, over-age high school students, and we offer career exploration for academic credit.
What is the age range of students in this program?
14-21 years old.
What are the school hours?
Monday-Friday, 8AM - 3PM.
Why should I attend school here?
You can choose from college and career majors. Paid internships senior year and dual enrollment opportunities to earn college credits.
What are some common barriers of youth served?
Over-age and under credited students and over-age middle school youth.
What services do you offer?
Clinical counseling, wrap- around support services, college courses, and paid internships.
When can I enroll?
Open Enrollment; You can enroll at any point throughout the year.
Alternative Education Option
What is your BYSN “Special Sauce”?
Competency based, restorative justice model, serves not only high school students but also over-age middle students.
Who do I contact?
Melissa Sanjeh at