Lowell High School

50 Father Morrissette Boulevar
Lowell, MA 01852
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Lowell High School serves 3,056 students in grades 9-12.
Lowell High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 44% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,056 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Lowell High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Lowell High School's student population of 3,056 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 219 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
3,056 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
219 teachers
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School Rankings

Lowell High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,644 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Lowell High School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#789 out of 1644 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
37%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
29%
7%
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Hispanic
35%
23%
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Black
11%
10%
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White
21%
56%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
86%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Lowell High School's ranking?
Lowell High School is ranked #789 out of 1,644 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
What schools are Lowell High School often compared to?
Lowell High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Gr Lowell Regional Vocational Technical by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% MA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Lowell High School?
The graduation rate of Lowell High School is 86%, which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 87%.
How many students attend Lowell High School?
3,056 students attend Lowell High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of Lowell High School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Asian, 21% of students are White, 11% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Lowell High School?
Lowell High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 12:1.
What grades does Lowell High School offer ?
Lowell High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Lowell High School part of?
Lowell High School is part of Lowell School District.

School Reviews

3   3/21/2020
Am an Ugandan teacher in Africa. I got to know of your school from a student of mine who was your student. Am requesting to interact with you guys to improve my work too.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 3,056 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 86% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MA Dept. of Education

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