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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade C+
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C
  7. Administration
    grade C
  8. Sports
    grade A
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Lowell High School is an above average, public school located in Lowell, MA. It has 3,174 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 68% of students are at least proficient in math and 84% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
84%
Percent Proficient - Math
68%
Average Graduation Rate
83%
Average SAT
1150
465 responses
Average ACT
27
31 responses
AP Enrollment
17%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$56,878
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,158
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$269,800
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
77%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 39 responses
Poll
69%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 39 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 135 responses
  • Junior Harvest/Senior Prom
    21%
  • The pre-Thanksgiving pep-rally
    17%
  • Friday Night Football Games
    13%
  • Rallies
    13%
  • The Sports Awards at the end of each season
    10%
  • Graduation
    8%
  • The powderpuff football game
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,174
Free or Reduced Lunch
46%
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 46 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 46 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 46 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$71,695
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.1%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 50 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 50 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 50 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$17,328 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 53 responses
45%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 53 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 53 responses

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