The Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School (LMACS) is a public high school that targets at-risk adolescents who have officially dropped out of high school or who are seriously at risk of doing so. Upon graduation, each student will have a high school diploma, clearly demonstrated set of academic skills and a clear awareness of the rights and responsibilities of U.S. citizens.
To be eligible for admission, applicants must be between the ages of 16 & 21 and a Massachusetts resident. LMACS accepts students three times a year: August, November and March. Students wishing to enroll at LMACS need to complete an application and submit a complete school transcript. Students are admitted to LMACS on a first-come, first-served basis.
“The year (my daughter) spent at LMACS was the turning point in her young life. You believed in her and treated her like an adult. Thank you for allowing her a second chance at life.”
"We have so much gratitude for all that you have taught our son...you made him feel worthy of himself."
LMACS in the News! Success stories abound at Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School By Grant Welker, Lowell Sun November 20, 2016
LOWELL -- Areli Santiago Campos dropped out of high school her junior year when she became pregnant.Daryn Man was out of school for three years. Hayleigh McLaughlin was discouraged by large class sizes and felt like school just wasn't for her.All have found their second chance at Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School.
Campos, now a 20-year-old mother of two young children, wants to be a social worker. Man expects to graduate next June and is about to start an internship at an automotive business. McLaughlin wants to study psychology and become a counselor.
Overshadowed by a controversial ballot question that sought to expand charter schools statewide, schools like Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School hold special importance for a set of students who may have felt lost in more traditional school environments
LMACS Awarded Charter; Celebrates 20 Years
The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education awarded LMACS its Charter renewal on May 4, 2015. This year marks the 20th year that LMACS has been providing high-quality education to students from the Greater Lowell area.
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