Muñiz Academy is an exciting Innovation School as part of the portfolio of Boston Public Schools. As the district’s first dual language high school, Muñiz Academy offers Boston’s bilingual and students who are English Language Learners a holistic education modeled on the successes of the Rafael Hernández School and other high performing district, pilot, and charter schools.
Margarita Muñiz Academy implements a college preparatory, culturally relevant two-way bilingual curriculum that provides students with the 21stcentury skills necessary for success in higher education and beyond. The Muñiz Academy has three critical platforms for dual language learning that share the core value of social justice through authentic connections to the community: expeditionary learning, the arts, and technology.
Margarita Muñiz Academy opened in September, 2012, with a ninth grade and rolled out subsequent grades with a maximum enrollment of 320 students. Muñiz Academy is positioned to have a significant impact on the educational outcomes of Boston’s most at-risk students, aligning with Boston Public School’s plan to dramatically change educational outcomes as part of the Circle of Promise initiative.