Exam Schools Admission Assessment

The City of Boston, acting by and through its Boston Public Schools (BPS) Superintendent, requests proposals for a Firm to provide and administer an assessment in the Spring and Fall of 2023, Spring and Fall of 2024, and Spring and Fall of 2025 for admission to its three exam schools: Boston Latin Academy, Boston Latin School, and John D. O'Bryant School of Mathematics and Science as mainly outlined in the Request for Proposals.

The RFP will be available on the City’s procurement website and Supplier Portal via boston.gov/procurement on or after Monday, August 8th, 2022 after 12:00 P.M. Boston time.

The RFP will remain available until the date and time of the opening of proposals, on 12:00 P.M., Boston time, Friday, September 2nd, 2022. All proposals will be opened following State and City procurement practices.

The attention of all proposers is directed to the provisions of the Request for Proposals and contract documents, specifically to the requirements for insurance as may be applicable.

Offerors also have the option of delivering two (2) separate sealed envelopes, one containing the Technical Proposal and one (1) electronic copy (thumb drive), labeled as “TECHNICAL PROPOSAL,” and the other containing the Price Proposal and one (1) electronic copy (thumb drive), labeled as “PRICE PROPOSAL.”  Under no circumstance shall any price information be included with a Technical Proposal. 

If submitting via paper, price and technical proposals shall be submitted separately in sealed, clearly labeled envelopes on or before 12:00 P.M., Boston time, Friday, September 2nd, 2022, to: Nathaniel Carrington, Assistant Business Manager, Business Services, Finance Department, 4th Floor, Boston Public Schools, 2300 Washington Street, Boston MA 02119 Failure to submit separate sealed price and technical proposals shall result in disqualification of the entire proposal.

The term of the contract shall be for three years with two 1-year options to renew.

Drew Echelson


Massachusetts General Law

Seal of Massachusetts
Chapter 30B
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