Our students graduate with a career plan that includes the right post-secondary education or training option for the profession of their choice.
Field trip to Vertex Pharmaceuticals

Each year we provide many opportunities for students to experience a college campus and to learn about various careers. In addition, it is our expectation that students complete at least one college course and participate in a job internship before graduating from Dearborn.

Over the 2015-2016 school year our students participated in the following experiences:

College Visits

Grade 9

Providence College

Stonehill College

Grade 10

Bridgewater State

Northeastern University

NACAC College Fair at Boston Convention Center

Grade 11

Boston College

UMass Dartmouth

Bridgewater State

Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology

Xavier University

University of New Orleans

Dearborn STEM Academy College Fair

All High School students – 15 colleges were represented.

College/Career Programs:

  • Ace Mentor Program at Wentworth University Weekly program in which students explore math, science, engineering at Wentworth institute. Students produced a final project at the end of the course.
  • UMass Boston Urban Scholars Program Homework support at UMass Boston. Summer courses and college visits, seminars on college prep.
  • Bunker Hill Community College, Wentworth Institute of Technology and Fisher College Dual enrollment programs
  • Children’s Hospital Nurse for a Day Program
  • National Honor Society
  • Summer Search Students participate in Outward Bound, a wilderness adventure program, over the summer. The following summer they travel internationally or attend an out-of-state college program


Grades 10-11: students interned at the following workplaces:

  • State Street Bank
  • Boston Bar Association
  • Judicial Youth Corps at Jon Adams Courthouse
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital