Greater Lowell Technical High School

Greater Lowell Technical High School is a public vocational high school in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts, part of the Greater Lowell area. The school was founded in 1967 as Lowell Trade School, and then later became Greater Lowell Regional Vocational Technical High School. The name was again changed to Greater Lowell Technical High School. The school serves the city of Lowell and the towns of Tyngsborough, Dracut, and Dunstable. There are 23 technical programs[5] available for students to choose from during their Freshman year at the school. There is an on-site restaurant[6] that is run by the Culinary Arts students, along with a Lowell 5 Bank[7] that is run by the Marketing & Business Education students. Each student has a chance to obtain a Co-Op[8] job during their Junior and Senior years at the school. A Co-Op job allows a student to directly participate in the workforce as opposed to attending school during their shop week. The majority of the student population at Greater Lowell are from the City of Lowell and the Town of Dracut. However, there are also numerous students from Tyngsborough and Dunstable.

Greater Lowell Technical High School
Greater Lowell Technical High School, Tyngsborough MA
Address
250 Pawtucket Boulevard

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Information
TypePublic
Open enrollment[1]
Opened1967
School code221220
NCES School ID250548002268
Grades9–12
Enrollment2,184[2] (2016–2017)
Student to teacher ratio12.5 to 1[3]
Color(s)Blue & Gold         
Athletics conferenceCommonwealth Athletic Conference
MascotGryphon
Communities servedLowell, Dracut, Tyngsborough, and Dunstable
Website

References

  1. ^ http://www.doe.mass.edu/finance/schoolchoice/choice-status.xlsx
  2. ^ "DESE Enrollment Numbers - GLTHS".
  3. ^ "Teacher Data - Student/Teacher Ratio (2016-17)".
  4. ^ "2017-18 SAT Performance Statewide Report". profiles.doe.mass.edu. September 20, 2018. Retrieved December 6, 2018.
  5. ^ "GLTHS Technical Programs - Website".
  6. ^ "GLTHS "The Artisan" - Website".
  7. ^ "GLTHS Lowell Five Bank - Website".
  8. ^ "GLTHS - CO-OP - Website".

External links

Coordinates: 42°39′13″N 71°23′10″W / 42.65361°N 71.38611°W

Brian J. Martin

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Commonwealth Athletic Conference

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Dracut, Massachusetts

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Dunstable, Massachusetts

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Greater Lowell

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Greater Lowell United FC

Greater Lowell United FC is an American soccer club based in Lowell, Massachusetts. GLUFC's first-team began play in the North Atlantic Conference of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) in 2014. The club left the NPSL and joined the Champions Soccer League USA (CSL USA) for the 2017 season.

The team plays its home games on an artificial-turf field at historic Cawley Memorial Stadium, located in the Belvidere section of Lowell. In 2014, the NPSL team also played in Bedford and Lawrence, but Cawley is now the permanent home to GLUFC's top team. The junior team plays BSSL matches at Greater Lowell Technical High School.

Groton-Dunstable Regional High School

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Lowell, Massachusetts

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Incorporated in 1826 to serve as a mill town, Lowell was named after Francis Cabot Lowell, a local figure in the Industrial Revolution. The city became known as the cradle of the American Industrial Revolution, due to a large series of textile mills and factories. Many of the Lowell's historic manufacturing sites were later preserved by the National Park Service to create Lowell National Historical Park. During the Cambodian genocide, the city took in an influx of refugees, leading to a Cambodia Town and America's second-largest Cambodian-American population.Lowell is home to two institutions of higher education.

Shawsheen Valley Technical High School

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Tyngsborough, Massachusetts

Tyngsborough (also spelled Tyngsboro) is a town in northern Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States. Tyngsborough is 28 miles (45 km) from Boston along the Route 3 corridor, and located on the New Hampshire state line. At the 2010 census, the town population was 11,292. By its location, the town serves as a suburb of neighboring cities such as Nashua, New Hampshire and Lowell, Massachusetts.

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