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Applying for admission to Lowell High School

Admission to Lowell High School it not handled at the school level.  Applications are handled by SFUSD's Educational Placement Center (EPC).  Here are some links to EPC for applying for Lowell admission:

Undocumented Students and Families: The Facts

Guidance Sheet for undocumented students and families from the California Association of School Administrators (link)

Preparing the 2017 AP Answer Sheets

Attention: All students that have ordered an AP exam must complete a 2017 AP ANSWER SHEET prior to the exam.  If you are enrolled in the AP class, you will receive one from your AP teacher.  If you ordered an AP exam but are not enrolled in the class, you must come to the AP Office (Room 132) or the Dean's office (Room 102) to get an AP Answer Sheet.  Note:  AP Human Geography students will fill out on exam day, so do not need to fill one out until then.  Use the linked Power Point  for instructions on how to fill it out.  Please return the completed answer sheet by Friday, April 28th.

Thank you,  AP Office

AP Exam Schedule for 2017

Week 1
Test Date Morning (8 AM) Afternoon (12 PM)
Monday May 1 AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Psychology
Tuesday May 2 AP Computer Science A
AP Spanish Language and Culture
AP Art History
AP Physics 1: Algebra-based
Wednesday May 3 AP English Literature and Composition AP Japanese Language and Culture
AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
Thursday May 4 AP United States Government and Politics AP Chinese Language and Culture
AP Seminar
Friday May 5 AP German Language and Culture
AP United States History
AP Computer Science Principles
AP Art Studio 3D and Drawing
Week 2  
Test Date Morning (8 AM) Afternoon (12 PM)
Monday May 8 AP Biology
AP Music Theory
AP Physics C: Mechanics               
AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism Alert: special time:  2pm
Tuesday May 9 AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP French Language and Culture
AP Spanish Literature and Culture
Wednesday May 10 AP English Language and Composition AP Italian Language and Culture
AP Macroeconomics
Thursday May 11 AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP World History
AP Statistics
Friday May 12 AP Human Geography
AP Microeconomics
AP European History
AP Latin

Class of 2020 Students needing Geometry:  Summer 2017 Option.  Click for details.


Beautification Day is Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
It's time to get out the brooms, dust clothes, garbage grabbers, and garden gloves and into Spring Cleaning mode for Beautification Day!  Come together at Lowell for a day of work and play to improve our campus.  Volunteer hours for students and food and drinks for all will be provided.  Parents and friends are especially encouraged to participate.
Lowell staff, if you have ideas and suggestions and requests for Beautification day, please send me an email or submit the request form provided in your mailbox to me.   Ms. Giles

Dear Parents and Guardians,


Do you know of any graduating seniors that could use some FREE MONEY towards college? If so, please have them apply to the Superintendent's 21st Century Scholarship!


Deadline to submit application: Friday, April 28, 2017


To apply: http://bit.ly/1T4G6yM


Questions? Please contact Karwin Sui, Public Relations Assistant at suik@sfusd.edu.


SFUSD is committed to helping all students develop strong academic knowledge and skills, as well as increasing their curiosity and engagement, activating their full potential for learning, and preparing them for life, work, and study beyond their secondary school years. Our goal is for every SFUSD students to possess these capacities, our Graduate Profile, by the time they graduate.


Got a Radio Voice?


Audition to join the Radio Lowell Crew for announcing news over the school's PR system. 


Line up outside the Vicci Center on Monday April 24th after school to try out. 


Callbacks will be the next day Tuesday April 25th. 


Hope to see you there!


SFUSD encourages students to be in school every day and we are committed to keeping them safe and fostering learning. We recognize that there are times when students and their families may choose to participate in activities such as demonstrations or strikes outside of school during the regular school day. While we respect and support our students' rights to express their views, please note that participation in a demonstration, walkout or strike will not be counted as an excused absence.


So close, yet so far away.  From 1910 to 1940, many Angel Island Immigration Station immigrants experienced these feelings upon reaching America, but were detained from entering San Francisco.  On May 7, 2017 (12:00-3:00), the San Francisco Public Library Main Library will celebrate Asian Pacific Islander American Heritage Month by spotlighting personal immigrant stories from those who went through Angel Island.

Look forward to educational games and craft activities for all ages, a display of Angel Island family histories, books, news articles, and photos. The first 50 children ages 12 and under will receive a goody bag.


Co-sponsors: the Asian American Studies Department at San Francisco State University, TACT (The Association of Chinese Teachers), the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation, and the Square and Circle Club.


If you are interested in taking college classes, apply to the dual enrollment program, its free for high school students.


CCSF Early College/Dual Enrollment summer course offerings are now available. The steps to completing enrollment are included on the summer packet cover page and below:


Step 1: All students who wish to take summer courses should first sign-up at https://tinyurl.com/hh20pga


Step 2: All students choose courses from the list in the attached packet. 


Step 3: All students complete a Consent Form; select at least 3 choices and include student, parent/guardian, and counselor signatures.


Step 4: CURRENT Early College students should turn completed Consent Forms into their counselor.

NEW students should bring their Consent Form to the Application session in April. 


Step 5: NEW students only: Attend an Application Session to apply to CCSF and learn more about the program. Current students do not need to apply to CCSF.


Step 6: All students: Attend an Orientation/Registration session in May. Dates and times will be announced via email. New and returning students must attend to register for classes.


SFUSD seniors, apply for a $1,600 scholarship for exemplifying our grad profile! To learn more about our grad profile, go to: http://bit.ly/1T4G6yM.


Deadline to submit application: April 28, 2017.


SFUSD is committed to helping all students develop strong academic knowledge and skills, as well as increasing their curiosity and engagement, activating their full potential for learning, and preparing them for life, work, and study beyond their secondary school years. Our goal is for every SFUSD students to possess these capacities, our Graduate Profile, by the time they graduate. Apply to the Superintendent’s 21st Century Award here: http://bit.ly/2lVUsq0


Do you need to make up or take classes to graduate high school? Our summer school offers “a-g” courses for credit recovery. Students in the 11th and 12th grades with "F" course grades will receive priority registration. Registration begins on April 5 and ends May 22.


Dates: June 7 – July 13, 2017 

Locations: Galileo HS (Senior Summer School), Balboa HS, Mission HS, and O'Connell HS 

  • Registration: Please meet with your counselor to register for summer classes.
  • For more information, visit Summer Programs 2017

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Schedule related information (linked pdfs)

Auditions for Class of 2017 Salutatorian & Historian

Auditions on Wednesday April 26 @ 3:30pm in room # 114.  Detailed criteria for preparation & presentation of Speeches: here

School Culture Survey

If you haven't already filled out the online School Culture Survey, the deadline for this survey is approaching and your input is being sought.  Please find a link to the survey in your email and complete the survey soon!  Thank you.