Welcome to Lowell

Teachers at LCCPS live across the Merrimack Valley, in nearby Boston, as well as New Hampshire which  is a mere 30 minutes away. In Lowell, residents can find affordable housing in a variety of settings: houses, apartments, lofts in mill buildings. 


Lowell, MA has a population of just over 100,000 and is the fourth largest city in the state. According to the 2010 Census, Lowell is a very diverse city. The racial makeup of the city was 60.3% White, 20.2% Asian American (12.5% Cambodian, 2.0% Indian, 1.7% Vietnamese, 1.4% Laotian, 0.6% Chinese, 0.2% Filipino, 0.1% Korean, 0.1% Thai, 0.1% Burmese), 6.8% African American, 0.3% Native American, 8.8% from other races, 3.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.3% of the population (11.3% of the population is Puerto Rican). Non-Hispanic Whites were 52.8% of the population,[26] compared to 92.5% in 1980.

Lowell hosts the largest free folk festival in the United States each summer (www.lowellfolkfestival.org).



Lowell is located on the banks of the Merrimack River and is home to UMass Lowell, the Tsongas Arena, the Lowell Spinners, an urban National Park, as well as a burgeoning artist community.

For more information on Lowell and life in Lowell, check out these helpful community links:
1. JAMBRA is the Jackson Appleton Middlesex Business Resident Association. We are a concerned group of citizens dedicated to the improvement of our neighborhood and the city of Lowell, Massachusetts.www.jambralowell.wordpress.com

2. GREATER LOWELL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, www.greaterlowellcc.org

3. COOL (Cultural Organization of Lowell): The Cultural Organization of Lowell (COOL) is the City of Lowell's arts advocacy organization, providing support to the many cultural activities of the community.www.cultureiscool.org