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A prestigious examination school located in Boston, MA in the United States. It was the first public school in the U.S., founded in 1635. Originally a male school in which potential Harvard graduates could prepare for college, it was later eliminated its gender restrictions. To enter the school, one must pass the ISEE exam, either in 6th grade or 8th grade. Although praised for its contemporary and classical education, as well as for the high test scores students achieve on exams like the SAT, the school has a number of faults. Among them are poor teachers, excessive amounts of work, and most notably its scholarships (limited to the top 5% of one's class). Among the finer things are the excellent teachers, both in personality and in teaching style, an extensive music department, and a number of interesting and fun clubs and extracurricular activities. The school mascot is the wolf, based on the she-wolf in the myth of Romulus and Remus's raising. Boston Latin originally had seen amazing numbers of students being accepted into the highest ranked colleges, by little more than name alone. But in much more recent years, the title of the school will not help one get accepted even into UMASS Boston.
Kid 1: Hey, what school do you go to?
Kid 2: Boston Latin School.
Kid 1: Ha, you fuckin nerd, I go to CM!
Kid 2: Oh, the stereotypical highschool for white kids from West Roxbury, nice.
by Joe521 January 31, 2009

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