Lowell Catholic

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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 AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1989

Student Body

Total Students390 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
17%
State avg.: 24%
Students by GradeLowell Catholic Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
74%
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses7 courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Literature, Psychology, Statistics, U.S. History

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$8,300
% on Financial Aid
56%
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,000
Acceptance Rate
73%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorKristina Hills
Admissions AssociateFrances Cahalane

Sports

Total Sports Offered14 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
CheeringCross Country,
FootballGolf,
GymnasticsIce Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballTennis,
VolleyballWrestling,

Extracurriculars

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

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
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