New building for Quincy Upper School, Boston Arts Academy could open 2017

The Josiah Quincy Upper School and the Boston Arts Academy desperately need larger facilities and a $260 million school at Parcel 25 would meet those needs. Combining the two schools at one location would save cost and could be ready by 2017, said school officials at an Oct. 8 meeting. Continue reading

Proposed site for new Quincy Upper School remains in Chinatown

Josiah Quincy Upper School could share a location with the Boston Arts Academy in Chinatown. The proposed school project would be the most expensive one in the state, with costs estimated to surpass $261 million. However, state reimbursement of 80 cents for each dollar lowers the cost. Continue reading