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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A-
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A

Applying

Application Deadline
January 10
Application Fee
$65
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$40,320
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
33%
Average Financial Aid
From Lowell School

Lowell honors the individuality of each child. We give children time and space to grow and nurture the strengths of each individual. A fundamental understanding of the developmental stages of cognitive, social, emotional, and physical growth informs all that we do with children. This approach provides the foundation for children to be highly motivated learners with a strong sense of self-worth and efficacy.

Lowell promotes active, collaborative learning with an emphasis on building conceptual understanding and developing strong creative, critical, and analytical thinking. Carefully designed learning experiences and curricula are integrated across subjects, draw on powerful, relevant content and student interests, and support the development of internal motivation and a strong voice. Learning at Lowell is rigorous: thinking is emphasized over rote learning, and students are expected to use their knowledge and skills creatively and practically.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
340
Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
67
Part-Time Teachers
6

Students

Students
340
Gender
  • Female
    46%
  • Male
    54%
Student Diversity
  • White
    53.5%
  • African American
    22.6%
  • Multiracial
    15.6%
  • Hispanic
    5.9%
  • Asian
    2.4%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$30,515
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
3
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
6:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
  • Offers Part Week
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes
    Living in the Area
    A+
    Overall Niche Grade
    How are grades calculated?
    1. Cost of Living
      B
    2. Good for Families
      A+
    3. Housing
      B-
    Median Household Income
    $169,522
    National
    $55,322
    Median Rent
    $99
    National
    $949
    Median Home Value
    $937,200
    National
    $184,700

    Lowell School Reviews

    12 reviews
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    I have one alum and two middle schools sons at Lowell. The younger two started in Kindergarten and the oldest in third after attending our local public elementary school. Although my sons are completely different, Lowell has managed to understand and bring out the best in each of them. My oldest, the quiet introvert at public school, was completely brought out of his shell and is now a confident 10th grader. Lowell taught him self advocacy. My younger two have been encouraged to use their over abundance of self-confidence to boost other children up. Thanks to Lowell, they are empathetic leaders. Lowell has helped me parent my boys to be their best selves -- confident yet kind, thoughtful and public-spirited. All of that PLUS a leading edge curriculum that allows them to easily attend the top public and independent high schools in the city!
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    As a captain/owner of a charter service that was hired by Lowell School to carry 38 students with accompanying teachers, I would like to share how impressed I was with how polite, well behaved and mature the students were. They asked thoughtful and intelligent questions. It is obvious that they are getting a first class education. Hats off to Lowell School, its quality teachers and the parents. Job well done!
    I am the parent of three Lowell alums who graduated in 2008. They are identical male triplets and they are black. At 3 years old, our primary objective when selecting a school for them was safety. What we found was that not only did Lowell create a safe space for each child, but also that Lowell respected the individuality of each child and allowed each voice to be heard. Being identical triplets, it was also important to us that our sons be treated as individuals. Needless to say, they thrived at Lowell!