Lowell School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 14,436 students in Lowell School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Massachusetts.
Public Schools in Lowell School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Lowell School District are James S Daley Middle School, Charles W Morey and Dr Gertrude Bailey. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Lowell School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Massachusetts public school average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Lowell School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Lowell School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (MA)
# Schools
26 Schools
1,849 Schools
# Students
14,436 Students
951,520 Students
# Teachers
1,042 Teachers
72,945 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Lowell School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 401 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 78% has increased from 74% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (MA)
Overall District Rank
#335 out of 404 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowell  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lowell  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lowell  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
78%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lowell  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.74
0.59
# American Indian Students
8 Students
2,098 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
4,179 Students
65,433 Students
% Asian Students
29%
7%
# Hispanic Students
4,603 Students
190,699 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
20%
# Black Students
1,136 Students
86,216 Students
% Black Students
8%
9%
# White Students
3,949 Students
571,635 Students
% White Students
27%
60%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
812 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
558 Students
34,518 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
556
30,411
# Students in K Grade:
1,138
65,579
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,194
67,670
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,169
68,165
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,287
69,969
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,241
72,086
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,198
72,285
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,206
70,804
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,034
70,469
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,110
71,492
# Students in 9th Grade:
856
76,601
# Students in 10th Grade:
811
73,016
# Students in 11th Grade:
816
71,748
# Students in 12th Grade:
788
70,028
# Ungraded Students:
32
1,197

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $18,091 in this school district is less than the state median of $21,203. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,171 is less than the state median of $19,776. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (MA)
Total Revenue
$261 MM
$29 MM
This chart display total revenue of Lowell  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$262 MM
$27 MM
This chart display total spending of Lowell  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$18,091
$21,203
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Lowell  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,171
$19,776
This chart display average spending per public school student in Lowell  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Lowell School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
James S Daley Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
150 Fleming Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 937-8981
Grades: 5-8
| 700 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Charles W Morey
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
130 Pine Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 937-7662
Grades: PK-4
| 515 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Dr Gertrude Bailey
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
(1)
175 Campbell Drive
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 937-7644
Grades: PK-4
| 488 students
Rank: #44.
Pyne Arts
Math: 50% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
145 Boylston Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-7639
Grades: PK-8
| 490 students
Rank: #55.
Washington
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
795 Wilder Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 937-7635
Grades: PK-4
| 248 students
Rank: #66.
Leblanc Therapeutic Day School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
58 Sycamore Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 970-5467
Grades: 9-12
| 36 students
Rank: #77.
Pawtucketville Memorial
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
425 West Meadow Road
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 937-7667
Grades: PK-4
| 511 students
Rank: #88.
John J Shaughnessy
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1158 Gorham Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-7657
Grades: PK-4
| 462 students
Rank: #99.
Lowell High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
50 Father Morrissette Boulevar
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-8900
Grades: 9-12
| 3,154 students
Rank: #1010.
Dr An Wang School
Math: 42% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
365 West Meadow Road
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 937-7683
Grades: 5-8
| 692 students
Rank: #1111.
Abraham Lincoln
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Chelmsford Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 937-2846
Grades: PK-4
| 487 students
Rank: #1212.
Charlotte M Murkland Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
350 Adams Street
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 937-2826
Grades: PK-4
| 501 students
Rank: #1313.
S Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
570 Beacon Street
Lowell, MA 01850
(978) 937-2838
Grades: PK-4
| 483 students
Rank: #1414.
B.f. Butler Middle School
Math: 36% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1140 Gorham Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-8973
Grades: 5-8
| 534 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Kathryn P. Stoklosa Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
560 Broadway Street
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 275-6330
Grades: 5-8
| 684 students
Rank: #15 - 1615. - 16.
Rogers Stem Academy
Math: 37% | Reading: 34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
43 Highland Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 674-4331
Grades: PK-6
| 685 students
Rank: #1717.
Joseph Mcavinnue
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
131 Mammoth Road
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 937-2871
Grades: PK-4
| 487 students
Rank: #1818.
Peter W Reilly
Math: 30% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
115 Douglas Road
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-7652
Grades: K-4
| 542 students
Rank: #1919.
Moody Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
158 Rogers Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-7673
Grades: PK-4
| 243 students
Rank: #2020.
Greenhalge
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
149 Ennell Street
Lowell, MA 01850
(978) 937-7670
Grades: PK-4
| 502 students
Rank: #2121.
James Sullivan Middle School
Math: 24% | Reading: 25%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
150 Draper Street
Lowell, MA 01852
(978) 937-8993
Grades: 5-8
| 643 students
Rank: #2222.
Bartlett Community Partnership
Math: 26% | Reading: 20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
79 Wannalancit Street
Lowell, MA 01854
(978) 937-8968
Grades: PK-8
| 521 students
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
The Career Academy
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
125 Smith Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 970-3318
Grades: 9-12
| 113 students
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Laura Lee Therapeutic Day School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
235 Powell Street
Lowell, MA 01851
(978) 937-7655
Grades: K-8
| 23 students
Rank: #23 - 2523. - 25.
Lowell Day School On Broadway
Special Education School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
480 Broadway
Methuen, MA 01844
(978) 674-2406
Grades: PK-6
| 26 students
Rank: #2626.
Henry J Robinson Middle School
Math: 19% | Reading: 18%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
110 June Street
Lowell, MA 01850
(978) 937-8974
Grades: 5-8
| 666 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Lowell
  • 155 Merrimack Street, Lowell, MA, 01852
  • (978) 674-4320
  • lowell.k12.ma.us
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 14,436 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 78% (Btm 50% in MA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74

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