Lowell Catholic

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Lowell Catholic Photo #1 - Although two-thirds of our students practice the Catholic faith, our students represent a variety of faith backgrounds.
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Lowell Catholic Photo #1 - 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.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,300
  • Acceptance rate: 73%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Lowell Catholic ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1989
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
390 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
16%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade
Lowell Catholic Student 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

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

Sports

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
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lowell Catholic cost?
Lowell Catholic's tuition is approximately $8,300 for private students.
What is the acceptance rate of Lowell Catholic?
The acceptance rate of Lowell Catholic is 73%, which is higher than the national average of 70%.
What sports does Lowell Catholic offer?
Lowell Catholic offers 14 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball and Wrestling.
What is Lowell Catholic's ranking?
Lowell Catholic ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Massachusetts for: Largest student body and Most extracurriculars offered.
When is the application deadline for Lowell Catholic?
The application deadline for Lowell Catholic is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Top Ranked MA School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 390 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $8,300
  • Acceptance rate: 73%
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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The average private school tuition in Middlesex County, MA is $27,808 for elementary schools and $44,274 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).

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