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Partners get us up the mountain, across the lake, down to business, and into new and exciting adventures.  Partnerships are created every day on every level, both generically and with intent.  At BGA, we have so many important and meaningful partnerships that we sometimes forget that these wonderful people are not actually part of the school; instead, they choose to lean in and help us provide our students and families with the best possible education and enrichment options.  Our list of partners will never be complete, as we are constantly adding organizations and individuals to our growing list of collaborators in providing education and opportunities for all students. BGA is proud to partner with the following organizations to serve our students:


Appalachian Mountain Club - Outdoor, exploration, leadership

Arbour Counseling - Individual, in school counseling

AVID - Academic strategies for college preparation

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts - In school mentoring of high risk youth

Boston Bikes - Provides bikes, helmets and gear to students during Project Week

Boston vs Bullies - Encourages students to learn about bullying and bullying prevention

Boston Cares - Facilitating corporate community service to support our school

Boston College School of Social Work - Provides social and emotional support for students

Boston Debate League - Urban debate league for middle and high school students

Boston Nature Center - Green elective programming for students

Boston University School of Education - Placing student teachers at BGA and supporting our summer reading and writing program

Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) - Provides career development and counseling to students

Community Rowing - physical education program to encourage rowing crew

College Advising Corp (Boston University)- Provides students with financial aid and college access services

Doc Wayne Youth Services - Sports Therapy

DOER (MA Department of Energy Resources)Teaches 8 lessons on energy, climate, and transportation to our 11th graders.

EcoRise - Their school-based programs empower youth to tackle real-world challenges in their schools and communities by teaching sustainability, design innovation, and social entrepreneurship

Eliot School of the Arts - Visual arts programming

Facing History and Ourselves - Curriculum and professional development

Franciscan Children's - Provides BGA with a counselor for one full day each week, expanding our ability to reach

all students in need of resources

Freight Farm - Provides BGA staff with training in our container farm and keeps us updated on advancements and improvements in the field.

Greentown Labs - A climatetech startup incubator 

Harvard Graduate School of Education - Internship site and program partner

Harvard Medical School/P.E.A.R. - Provides social/emotional curriculum

PULSE - a program through Boston College that provides 6 tutors for students (during and after school)

Quest Adventures - Support for international service learning trips

Quincy College - Dual enrollment program for college credit

Sports Athletes - Academic support, health and wellness

STRIVE Boston - Developing independence and job-related skills for Students with Disabilities

Talent Search - College access program for low-income, first generation students

Thompson Island Outward Bound - Outdoor exploration and leadership

UAspire - Provides financial aid services and support to graduating students and families

Upward Bound Boston University - Provides students with academic, college access and financial aid support, and works with students and families to increase college opportunities

Vertex Pharmaceuticals - Access to public learning lab for science support

Very Special Arts - Artistic programs for Students with Disabilities

West End House Boys & Girls Club - Allston/Brighton community center

Writing Revolution - Professional development to support the teaching of writing in classes

Young Man with a Plan - Cross-school network to support Young Men of Color

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