Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
is a program designed to prepare and support bright students who are
underserved in the college system, or first generation college students,
in Honors and Advanced Placement courses.
Adolescent Parenting Program
Bilingual & English Language Acquisition
Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy / Summer School
Cambridge-Harvard Summer Academy program is free and open to all
current Cambridge Rindge and Latin School students. Students must
consult with and have the necessary guidance counselor recommendation
before being accepted into the program.
Harvard Extension School
The Harvard Extension School gives priority to seniors and juniors.
CRLS students can take Harvard Extension School courses that are
advanced beyond the level of CRLS courses and do not supplant the CRLS
curriculum. Eligible students must complete the Harvard Extension
application, a scholarship application, an essay, and a teacher
recommendation form. All students must pay the $35.00 registration fee
and are responsible for the costs of books and materials. Some CRLS
students may also be eligible for the Lowell Scholarship Program for
tuition reduction. Learn more >>
International Student & Family Center (ISFC)
This Center is available to assist our international students and families. 617.349.6735 or 617.349.6785. Visit their web site >>
MCAS Support & The MCAS Center
The MCAS Center offers review classes for students who have not passed
the MCAS. Instruction is individualized based on students’ areas of
weakness. Students are welcome to come to the MCAS Center during
directed study and lunch for additional help. The MCAS Center also
offers review classes during and after school and on Saturdays.
MCAS Preparatory Classes
Prep is offered in grades 10 in the first semester to provide students
with additional support in mathematics and/or language arts, as well as
test taking strategies to help prepare them for the exam. Students in
grades 11 and 12 who have failed the exam may also take MCAS Prep to
help increase their performance on the exam and strengthen areas in
which they have had difficulty.
Office of Student Services, 617.349.7774
The Office of Student Services offers many programs at CRLS. For more information, contact the Office of Student Services.
Out of School Instruction
Out of School Instruction program provides tutoring in an alternative
setting for those students who are temporarily unable to attend school,
usually due to illness. If a student requires out of school instruction,
a parent/guardian should contact the student’s guidance counselor or
Dean of Students. Certain forms (State Form SPED 16) must be filled out
and signed by a doctor.
180 is an intensive reading intervention program that is proven to meet
the needs of students whose reading achievement is below proficient
level. The program directly addresses individual needs through adaptive
and instructional software, high-interest literature, and direct
instruction in reading, writing, and vocabulary skills.
CRLS Tutoring Center
Tutoring Center, a program of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School,
provides an environment in which all students can work toward their
personal goals and can achieve academic success. Learn more >>
Upward Bound Program
The MIT-Wellesley Upward Bound
program is federally sponsored, year-round, educational program that
provides academic support and career and college advising to low-income
and/or first-generation college bound youths who wish to continue their
education beyond high school. For more information, contact your