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Lowell school information

Index Lowell Massachusetts National
Average Test Scores40%52%48%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools271,16779,221
Total private schools1350824,874
Total post-secondary schools41937,963

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Key findings

  • The school test scores in Lowell are 18% lower than the national average
  • There are approximately 27 public schools in Lowell
  • 77.8% of people in Lowell have completed 8th grade
  • 75.3% of people in Lowell have completed high school
  • 22.3% of people in Lowell have completed a bachelors degree

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      Education level achieved in Lowell

      Index Lowell Massachusetts National
      Completed 8th grade77.8%88.3%84.3%
      Completed high school75.3%87.2%83.0%
      Completed some college46.1%65.0%59.4%
      Completed associate degree29.2%49.0%38.5%
      Completed bachelors22.3%41.2%30.3%
      Completed masters9.2%18.2%11.5%
      Completed professional degree2.0%5.4%3.3%
      Completed doctorate0.9%2.6%1.3%

      Lowell, MA School Districts

      • Lowell School District

      There are a total of 27 public schools, 13 private schools and 4 post-secondary schools in Lowell. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Lowell, MA schools is 40%. The average student to teacher ratio is 13:1. In Lowell, MA, an average of 77.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.3% have completed high school.

      Nearby cities with high average school scores

      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Winchester, MA22,76081%69.3%
      West Concord, MA7,29481%67.7%
      Lexington, MA33,30478%63.1%
      Lynnfield, MA12,96877%60.4%
      Groton, MA1,12775%55.6%
      Lowell, MA111,31140%17.5%

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      City Population Avg. Test Scores National Avg.
      Centennial, CO111,33150%4.8%
      Downey, CA111,26345%5.9%
      Pompano Beach, FL111,20243%10.2%
      Antioch, CA111,46827%44.7%
      West Palm Beach, FL111,00650%3.8%
      Lowell, MA111,31140%17.5%
      Source: The Lowell, MA education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.