Lowell High School

1101 Eucalyptus Dr, San Francisco, CA 94132 | (415) 759-2730
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 2,597
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

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  • Mailing Address: 1101 Eucalyptus Dr., San Francisco, CA 94132
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 2,597
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 128.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 20.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 1,028 (39.6%)
  • Females: 1,569 (60.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 418 (16.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 506 (19.5%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 924 (35.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lowell High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.1%
Black572.2%
Asian1,83170.5%
Hispanic1887.2%
White37814.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lowell High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade62324.0%
10th Grade63824.6%
11th Grade63924.6%
12th Grade69726.8%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
99.1%
District:
85.7%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Ph.D.
School:
4.1%
District:
2.4%
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
36.1%
District:
41.2%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
4.1%
District:
9.2%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 0.7%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 99.3%
Number of Certificated Staff: 147.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 15.8
Average Age
School:
47.3
District:
43.3
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for Lowell High School

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on August 23, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I was in summer school June to July 2009 in Lowell High School, my grades went up, I got two A's for those two classes that I took. I like the school very much and I like to be a student there.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Lowell High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated/Coordinated Science
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes
ELA AYP Met: Yes
Math AYP Met: Yes
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 27.9%
Average Combined Score: 26.8
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 93.9%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 96.3%
Average Combined Score: 1,816.3
Critical Reading Average: 588.9
Math Average: 634.3
Writing Average: 593.1
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 90.4%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201078.0%27.0%22.0%
200983.0%29.0%21.0%
200886.0%30.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201097.0%92.0%69.0%
200997.0%86.0%65.0%
200897.0%93.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201093.0%54.0%55.0%
200992.0%62.0%51.0%
200896.0%70.0%52.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201097.0%58.0%54.0%
200998.0%54.0%50.0%
200898.0%54.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201095.0%65.0%46.0%
200996.0%70.0%47.0%
200896.0%69.0%43.0%
 
CST World History Test
201089.0%65.0%45.0%
200989.0%65.0%41.0%
200888.0%69.0%36.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201048.0%9.0%12.0%
200972.0%17.0%11.0%
200860.0%13.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201072.0%58.0%40.0%
200976.0%62.0%37.0%
200876.0%57.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201045.0%37.0%38.0%
200964.0%31.0%34.0%
200887.0%33.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201075.0%63.0%47.0%
200982.0%67.0%44.0%
200877.0%59.0%41.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201095.0%51.0%45.0%
200996.0%50.0%44.0%
200895.0%48.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201091.0%32.0%14.0%
200992.0%36.0%14.0%
200888.0%33.0%12.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201082.0%56.0%44.0%
200975.0%46.0%40.0%
200873.0%51.0%36.0%
 
CST Science Test
201092.0%54.0%46.0%
200993.0%52.0%44.0%
200891.0%47.0%40.0%
 
CST World History Test
200920.0%37.0%38.0%
200888.0%31.0%33.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
200871.0%59.0%68.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra II Test
201055.0%24.0%14.0%
200948.0%22.0%12.0%
200858.0%24.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201092.0%56.0%46.0%
200986.0%50.0%41.0%
200895.0%49.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201094.0%34.0%30.0%
200985.0%35.0%27.0%
200873.0%28.0%25.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201096.0%51.0%42.0%
200994.0%48.0%40.0%
200893.0%44.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201035.0%9.0%6.0%
200938.0%10.0%7.0%
200854.0%12.0%6.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201075.0%61.0%8.0%
200965.0%49.0%11.0%
200860.0%20.0%10.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201087.0%46.0%53.0%
200978.0%40.0%50.0%
200874.0%43.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201090.0%70.0%50.0%
200987.0%63.0%47.0%
200890.0%60.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201093.0%51.0%45.0%
200993.0%50.0%44.0%
200888.0%42.0%38.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201070.0%40.0%31.0%
200980.0%38.0%28.0%
200878.0%37.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201080.0%43.0%31.0%
200976.0%43.0%28.0%
200880.0%44.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201092.0%47.0%46.0%
200990.0%46.0%42.0%
200894.0%48.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201079.0%46.0%38.0%
200983.0%48.0%36.0%
200876.0%42.0%32.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201087.0%39.0%27.0%
200987.0%39.0%26.0%
200885.0%37.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated/Coordinated Science Test
201075.0%7.0%16.0%
200965.0%14.0%13.0%
200860.0%7.0%11.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201085.0%46.0%49.0%
200977.0%45.0%46.0%
200874.0%43.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201090.0%70.0%54.0%
200987.0%64.0%50.0%
200889.0%60.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201088.0%46.0%41.0%
200988.0%41.0%38.0%
200888.0%37.0%33.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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