The Lowell School

The Lowell School is a New York State approved and accredited not-for-profit coeducational non-public day school whose mission is to provide a structured, supportive learning environment for learning disabled students from elementary through high school age. The elementary/middle school is located in Whitestone, New York and the high school is located in Flushing, New York.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 3-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Learning Programs Supported
Language based learning needs, learning disabilities in reading, writing, and math, etc.
Year Founded
1968
Summer School Offered
Yes

Student Body

Total Students
119 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
52%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
The Lowell School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
3:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size
12 students
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
The Interim Tuition rate is determined and adjusted yearly by NYSED
Admissions Director
Alicia Devins

Sports

Total Sports Offered
3 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Ambassadors, Arts & Crafts, Chess, Dance, Intramurals, Knitting, Lego, Newspaper, Science, Student Government, Student Support Team, Theater, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
individual and class art, Individual and class music, instrument lessons, school chorus

Recreational Athletic Programs:
basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

School Notes

  • Lowell`s elementary/middle School program follows the New York State curriculum guidelines at each grade level utilizing a multi-sensory approach to learning throughout all curricular areas.  Modified materials and specialized instruction are used to establish and build the concepts required.  Core subjects such as reading, mathematics, language arts, social studies and science are taught at each grade level.  Smart Boards are utilized in each classroom to enhance instruction.  We use a structured sequential writing program to develop writing skills at each grade level.  iPads are available for each student in order to support our writing program.  Art, music, family and consumer science, computer science and physical education are integral parts of the curriculum.  Our program is enriched through field trips, on site professional presentations, multi media materials and interactive programs. The reading program is a significant part of The Lowell School.  Students who demonstrate considerable weakness in reading are seen individually by our Reading Specialists to help develop the essential skills needed for independent reading.  New students are assessed to determine the most effective reading methodology.  Strategies are then formulated to address each student's specific learning style. The math program at The Lowell School uses an incremental multi-sensory approach to build math levels.  Students who demonstrate significant math delays attend individualized or small group weekly remedial math sessions with our Math Specialist.  In addition, the Math Specialist works with students who have above average grade level skills to provide enrichment.

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