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For the 2021 school year, there are 26 public schools serving 14,436 students in Lowell School District. Lowell School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Massachusetts.
The top ranked public schools in Lowell School District are Lowell High School, Washington and Pawtucketville Memorial. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in Lowell School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 52%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 57% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of 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).

Overview

School District NameLowell School District
School District Websitehttp://www.lowell.k12.ma.us/
School District Phone Number(978) 674-4320
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (MA)
# of Schools26 Schools1,855 Schools
# of Students14,436 Students953,660 Students
# of Teachers1,042 Teachers73,118 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1

District Comparison

Lowell School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 403 school districts in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80% has increased from 75% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (MA)
Overall Testing Rank
#330 out of 403 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Lowell  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
52%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
56%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Lowell  School District and public school graduation rate of MA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.740.59
# of American Indian Students8 Students2,100 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students4,179 Students65,565 Students
% Asian Students
29%
7%
# of Hispanic Students4,603 Students191,095 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
20%
# of Black Students1,136 Students86,283 Students
% Black Students
8%
9%
# of White Students3,949 Students573,115 Students
% White Students
27%
60%
# of Hawaiian Students2 Students812 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students558 Students34,581 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:55630,418
# of Students in Kindergarten:1,13865,872
# of Students in 1st Grade:1,19468,019
# of Students in 2nd Grade:1,16968,249
# of Students in 3rd Grade:1,28770,066
# of Students in 4th Grade:1,24172,164
# of Students in 5th Grade:1,19872,391
# of Students in 6th Grade:1,20671,172
# of Students in 7th Grade:1,03470,843
# of Students in 8th Grade:1,11071,876
# of Students in 9th Grade:85676,601
# of Students in 10th Grade:81173,016
# of Students in 11th Grade:81671,748
# of Students in 12th Grade:78870,028
# of Ungraded Students:321,197

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $17,972 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,340. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,485 is less than the state median of $18,839. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (MA)
Total Revenue$259 MM$28 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$252 MM$26 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,972$20,340
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,485$18,839
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 2016-17 school year data.

Lowell School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Lowell High School Math: 68% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    50 Father Morrissette Boulevar
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-8900

    Grades: 9-12 | 3,154 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Washington Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    795 Wilder Street
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 937-7635

    Grades: PK-4 | 248 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Pawtucketville Memorial Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    425 West Meadow Road
    Lowell, MA 01854
    (978) 937-7667

    Grades: PK-4 | 511 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Charles W Morey Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    130 Pine Street
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 937-7662

    Grades: PK-4 | 515 students
  • Rank: #55.
    James S Daley Middle School Math: 52% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Fleming Street
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 937-8981

    Grades: 5-8 | 700 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Dr Gertrude Bailey Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    175 Campbell Drive
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 937-7644

    Grades: PK-4 | 488 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Leblanc Therapeutic Day School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    58 Sycamore Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 970-5467

    Grades: 9-12 | 36 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Lowell Day School On Broadway Special Education School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    480 Broadway
    Methuen, MA 01844
    (978) 674-2406

    Grades: PK-6 | 26 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Pyne Arts Math: 45% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    145 Boylston Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-7639

    Grades: PK-8 | 490 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    John J Shaughnessy Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1158 Gorham Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-7657

    Grades: PK-4 | 462 students
  • Rank: #1111.
    Dr An Wang School Math: 41% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    365 West Meadow Road
    Lowell, MA 01854
    (978) 937-7683

    Grades: 5-8 | 692 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    Charlotte M Murkland Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    350 Adams Street
    Lowell, MA 01854
    (978) 937-2826

    Grades: PK-4 | 501 students
  • Rank: #12-1312.- 13.
    S Christa Mcauliffe Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    570 Beacon Street
    Lowell, MA 01850
    (978) 937-2838

    Grades: PK-4 | 483 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    The Career Academy Math: ≤20% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    125 Smith Street
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 970-3318

    Grades: 9-12 | 113 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Moody Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    158 Rogers Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-7673

    Grades: PK-4 | 243 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Peter W Reilly Math: 28% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    115 Douglas Road
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-7652

    Grades: K-4 | 542 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Abraham Lincoln Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    300 Chelmsford Street
    Lowell, MA 01851
    (978) 937-2846

    Grades: PK-4 | 487 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Greenhalge Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    149 Ennell Street
    Lowell, MA 01850
    (978) 937-7670

    Grades: PK-4 | 502 students
  • Rank: #18-1918.- 19.
    Joseph Mcavinnue Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    131 Mammoth Road
    Lowell, MA 01854
    (978) 937-2871

    Grades: PK-4 | 487 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Kathryn P. Stoklosa Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    560 Broadway Street
    Lowell, MA 01854
    (978) 275-6330

    Grades: 5-8 | 684 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    B.f. Butler Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1140 Gorham Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-8973

    Grades: 5-8 | 534 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    Rogers Stem Academy Math: 25% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    43 Highland Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 674-4331

    Grades: PK-6 | 685 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    James Sullivan Middle School Math: 26% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    150 Draper Street
    Lowell, MA 01852
    (978) 937-8993

    Grades: 5-8 | 643 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    Henry J Robinson Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    110 June Street
    Lowell, MA 01850
    (978) 937-8974

    Grades: 5-8 | 666 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Bartlett Community Partnership Math: 22% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    79 Wannalancit Street
    Lowell, MA 01854
    (978) 937-8968

    Grades: PK-8 | 521 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    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
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