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Lowell High School is a public school in San Francisco, CA. It has 2,580 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 503 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Educational Outcomes: I'm heading off to college, and I feel really prepared for it.

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Recent Alumnus

On Educational Outcomes: got into my top college choice! lots of UCs

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On Academics: a lot of good teachers, but also a lot of bad teachers. I got lucky

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Recent Alumnus

On Sports & Fitness: wasn't very involved in sports

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Recent Alumnus

On Overall Experience: great academic, social experience. Lowell Dance Company is the best!

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Lowell High School is a public school in San Francisco, CA. It has 2,580 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 503 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

98%

Test Performance

99
Lowell High School performed better than 99% of other schools on California math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1980

Based on 227 students surveyed
Math
670
Verbal
650
Writing
660

ACT:
30

Based on 67 students surveyed
Math
30
English
30
Reading
31
Science
30
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 22% Prepares you for college
  • 21% Safe
  • 15% Helpful
  • 14% Friendly
  • 10% Opportunities
  • 8% Intelligent
  • 7% A lot of Sports and Club Activities
  • 4% Freedom

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 23 responses

  • 43% Be prepared to be challenged and stretched
  • 35% Expect work! but don't let that scare you
  • 13% It's only has hard as you make it be.
  • 9% Learn to manage your time.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 22 responses

  • 82% Challenging
  • 9% Stimulating
  • 9% Stressful

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 51 responses

  • 69% Yes
  • 27% Not sure.
  • 4% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 25 responses

  • 60% Almost everyone is motivated to do their best
  • 28% Lowell is very grade oriented
  • 12% A lot of smart people

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 21 responses

  • 40% Very competitive
  • 35% Work
  • 25% School starts too early

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
41.0%
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Female
59.0%
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Racial Diversity

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Asian
69.7%
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White
14.4%
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Hispanic
7.9%
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Multiracial
5.3%
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African American
2.2%
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Pacific Islander
0.4%
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Native American
0.1%