Lowell Catholic

530 Stevens St
Lowell, MA 01851-0185
     Tel: (978)452-1794
Grades: 9 - 12 | 390 students
Although two-thirds of our students practice the Catholic faith, our students represent a variety of faith backgrounds.
Featured School
Although two-thirds of our students practice the Catholic faith, our students represent a variety of faith backgrounds.
Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and a member of the Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School Network, Lowell Catholic High School is a co-educational, college preparatory school that provides a challenging curriculum that leads to academic excellence and is Commited to providing a Catholic education to its students.
Lowell Catholic offers an intimate community that excels in academics, service, numerous competitive sports and fulfilling extra-curricular activities.
Carrying on the proud tradition of its legacy schools, Lowell Catholic values educating the whole person and features a culture of learning in a small, private high school environment.
Lowell Catholic challenges its students to: excel academically and hold learning in high esteem; prepare for productive lives in their future communities; and embrace Jesus' message to love God, our neighbors and ourselves.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Grades Offered Grades 9 - 12
Year Founded 1989

Student Body

Total Students 390 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 17%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Lowell Catholic Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 74%
Average Class Size 18 students
Number of AP Courses 7 courses
Advanced Courses Biology,  Calculus AB,  Calculus BC,  English Literature,  Psychology,  Statistics,  U.S. History  

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $8,300
% on Financial Aid 56%
Average Financial Aid Grant $1,000
Acceptance Rate 73%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Kristina Hills
Admissions Associate Frances Cahalane


Total Sports Offered 14 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Bowling Club, Campus Ministry, Chess Team, Choir, Crusader Club, Dance, Drama, Literary Magazine, Math League, Mock Trial, Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society), National Art Honor Society, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Peer Mediator, Ping Pong Club, Prom Committee, Recycling Club, Ski & Snowboarding Club, Student Council, Yearbook Bowling Club, Chess Team, Choir, Crusader Club, Dance, Drama, Math League, Mock Trial, Newspaper, Peer Mediator, Ping Pong Club, Prom Committee, Recycling Club, Yearbook, Campus Ministry,
Literary Magazine,
Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honor Society),
National Art Honor Society,
National Honor Society,
Ski & Snowboarding Club,
Student Council,

School Notes:

  • A Xaverian Brothers Sponsored School
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Facilities include a 500 seat gym, weight room, science and computer labs, and a 200 seat lecture hall
  • The ratio of students to computers is 3:1
  • All students will have completed at least 70 hours of community service before graduation
  • Over 70% of students are involved in extra-curricular activities
  • Over 40 different languages are spoken in the homes of Lowell Catholic students
  • Over 95% of graduates go on to higher education
  • The Class of 2008 earned over $2.6 million in university and college scholarships
  • Lowell Catholic High School is the most affordable private high school in the Merrimack Valley
  • Profile last updated: 09/02/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lowell Treatment Center (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Margaret Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Margaret Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Public Schools Public Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • LowellSt. Margaret Elementary School
      (Roman Catholic)
    486 Stevens Street
    LowellMA 01851
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 239 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • LowellCommunity Christian Academy
    105 Princeton Blvd
    LowellMA 01851
    0.7 mi | 145 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • ChelmsfordThe Learning Experience At Chelmsford
    Daycare / Preschool
    194 Chelmsford St
    ChelmsfordMA 01824
    Daycare / Preschool
    1.3 mi | 42 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • LowellC.t.i.childrens Corner D C C
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    554 Pawtucket St
    LowellMA 01854
    Daycare / Preschool  (Non-sectarian)
    1.4 mi | 125 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • LowellHellenic American Academy
      (Greek Orthodox)
    41 Broadway St
    LowellMA 01854
      (Greek Orthodox)
    1.5 mi | 128 students | Gr. K-7                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities
  • Academic or athletic awards

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?          Yes    

 I give permission to post this review online for other visitors to read.

Area Statistics

Rental Market Monitor
Recent Articles
So Many Choices
So Many Choices
When it comes to choosing a private school, there are so many choices to consider that the project can be a huge challenge to most of us. We offer some help and advice to help you get started.
What About a Foreign Language School?
Sending your child to a foreign language school makes good sense when you have been posted to this country from abroad and in other circumstances as well.
Making the Financial Aid Process Work for You
Do you need financial aid? Not sure? Confused by how financial aid works? Here are some answers.
Request Information
I am a:      
Name of parent:
Student first name:
Student last name:
Currently in grade:
Seeking entry for grade:
Target start date:

Allow other schools to send me information. Share your information with all schools on our site and let them send you brochures.

Save this data and create your user profile. Create your own user account so you don't have to re-type your user data each time you request information.You'll also be able to track your information requests, get reminded of application dates, and more!

Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $14,791 for elementary schools and $30,860 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Middlesex County, MA is 62% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).
Related School Videos
Why Lowell Catholic? 5:00

Why Lowell Catholic?
1 year ago

View more school videos