Children who arrive at Lowell at 2 1/2 and graduate in 8th grade have the opportunity to be in a stable, caring school community for twelve years. And with the immediate pressures of high school removed, they can enjoy all of the discovery and freedoms of childhood just a little bit longer.
Leadership and Empowerment
Students have opportunities to make their voices heard and advance their leadership skills in every division of the school. We know that even very young children can practice these skills and should have meaningful opportunities to develop them early on.
Ready for High School
When your child is 2½, it is hard to imagine which high school will be the best match. By 8th grade, students’ strengths and aspirations are much clearer. They are sturdy enough to go through the competitive process of high school admissions and mature enough to help identify the high schools where they will thrive.
Advice for Taking the Next Step
The head of school and director of Middle School lead a team of faculty and staff that helps 8th graders and their parents establish a strategy to gain admission to the area's best high schools. They support families through each step of this important and exciting transition.