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Lowell High School
  • Public, Magnet
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Report Card

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

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Lowell High School is a top rated, public, magnet school located in SAN FRANCISCO, CA. It has 2,652 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 83% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.

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Lowell High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
92%
Percent Proficient - Math
83%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1360
1,135 responses
Average ACT
30
278 responses
AP Enrollment
55%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$117,287
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,666
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$1,517,090
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
90%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 126 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 126 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 435 responses
  • Co-curricular Day
    17%
  • Winterfaire
    15%
  • Kermesse
    14%
  • Rallies
    11%
  • Talent show
    11%
  • Spirt Week
    10%
  • Social science department dance
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,652
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
97%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 136 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 136 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 136 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$56,548
Teachers in First/Second Year
23.5%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 161 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 161 responses
80%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 161 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$16,096 / year
National
$12,239
93%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 171 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 171 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 171 responses

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