Lowell Senior High School

11700 Vergennes St,

Lowell, MI, 49331-9006

Tel: (616)987-2900
Grades: 9-12

1,196 students

Lowell Senior High School serves 1,196 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Lowell Senior High School operates within the Lowell Area s School District.
The school district's 92% graduation rate is higher than the MI state average of 82%.

Overview

The student population of 1196 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,196 students
Lowell Senior High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Lowell Senior High School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Lowell Senior High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.87. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 18:1
Lowell Senior High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
Lowell Senior High School Asian (1988-2008)
Hispanic
2%
6%
Lowell Senior High School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
1%
22%
Lowell Senior High School Black (1988-2012)
White
94%
67%
Lowell Senior High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.87
Lowell Senior High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
44%
Lowell Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Lowell Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,762 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 93% over five years.
School District Name Lowell Area s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,762 930
Lowell Area s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 92% 82%
Lowell Area s School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $11 MM
Lowell Area s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $41 MM $11 MM
Lowell Area s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,382 $11,537
Lowell Area s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,430 $11,612
Lowell Area s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Unity Alternative School (2.6 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Lowell Middle School (2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cherry Creek Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lowell Cherry Creek Elementary School
    12675 Foreman St
    Lowell , MI , 49331
    (616)987-2700
    1.3  mi  |  511  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Lowell Lowell Middle School
    750 Foreman St
    Lowell , MI , 49331
    (616)987-2800
    2  mi  |  854  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Lowell Bushnell Elementary School
    700 Elizabeth St
    Lowell , MI , 49331
    (616)987-2650
    2.2  mi  |  274  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Lowell Unity Alternative School
    Alternative School
    300 High St
    Lowell , MI , 49331
    (616)987-2524
    Alternative School
    2.6  mi  |  23  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lowell Murray Lake Elementary School
    3275 Alden Nash Ave Ne
    Lowell , MI , 49331
    (616)987-2750
    4.2  mi  |  444  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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