About The School  

CORE VALUES STATEMENT

 The mission of Ludlow High School, with parent and community

participation, is to provide a rigorous academic program to develop

college bound and career ready young adults. We provide educational

opportunities for students to work collaboratively and independently to

acquire knowledge, analyze problems, and develop the 21st century skills

necessary for making meaningful contributions to the global community.

Students promote a safe environment by acting with responsibility,

compassion and integrity.


Leadership with character      

Integrity with compassion

Originality

National citizens in a global world

Skills for the 21st century


LHS 21st Century Learning Expectations

The Ludlow High School student will:

1. Communicate clearly, effectively, and logically.

2. Employ problem-solving techniques in conventional and innovative ways.

3. Demonstrate adaptability and creativity through independent and collaborative efforts.

4. Effectively and appropriately apply technology in an academic and global environment.

5. Demonstrate character through personal responsibility, cultural awareness, and ethical behavior.

6. Contribute positively to the civic life of the school, local, and global communities.


SCHOOL SCHEDULE

Regular Day Schedule

System-Wide Early Release Schedule

Period Time
1 7:25 - 8:16
2 8:20 - 9:08
3 9:12 - 10:00
4 10:04 - 10:52
5 10:52 - 12:13
6 12:17 - 1:04
7 1:08 - 1:55
Period Time
1 7:25 - 7:52
2 7:56 - 8:23
3 8:27 - 8:54
4 8:58 - 9:25
6 9:29 - 9:56
7 10:00 - 10:27
5

10:27 - 11:45

10:27-10:53 (1st lunch)

10:53-11:19 (2nd lunch)

11:19-11:45 (3rd lunch)

 

 


SCHOOL PROFILE

LUDLOW HIGH SCHOOL

500 Chapin Street, Ludlow, Massachusetts 01056

(413) 589-9001

SCHOOL PROFILE 2016-2017

Principal

Lisa Nemeth ext: 2130
Assistant Principal, Grades 11 & 12 Nancy Kurty ext: 2131
Assistant Prinicpal, Grades 9 & 10 Michael Halpin ext: 2410
Guidance Counselor, Class of 2017  Tesha Ward ext: 2417
Guidance Counselor, Class of 2018  Linda Duame ext: 2423 
Guidance Counselor, Class of 2019  Christina Dionne ext: 2415
Guidance Counselor, Class of 2020  Jennifer Scibelli ext: 2419
Adjustment Counselor Jacquie Dupont ext: 2421
Guidance Secretary  Rebecca Mathisen ext:2407

 SCHOOL

Ludlow High School is a four-year, comprehensive high school of approximately 900 students, grades 9-12, accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Ludlow High School has a 7-period schedule format.  Approximately 83% of the senior class of 2016 entered higher education:  55% to four-year colleges or universities, 30% to two-year colleges, 4% technical schools, 5% to the work force, 3% to the military, and 7% were undecided.  There were 197 students in the graduating Class of 2012.  There are 215 students in the Class of 2017 as of September 2016.


CURRICULUM

Five five-credit courses are required each year, plus Physical Education.  In addition to course offerings in English, Social Studies, Mathematics, Science, and Foreign Language, a diverse range of elective courses are offered in Art, Business & Technology, Family & Consumer Science, and Music.  Courses are offered in 3 academic pathways – standard college preparatory, honors, and Advanced Placement.

Early Entrance permits qualified students to enroll at Holyoke Community College, Springfield Technical Community College, or Elms College while taking courses at the high school. 

Our Advanced Placement program offers AP courses in English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Spanish, French, Calculus AB, Statistics, U.S. History, Government & Politics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Computer Science.


INSTRUCTIONAL LEVELS

There are three instructional levels:

Standard College Preparatory      Honors       Advanced Placement

ADVANCED PLACEMENT AND HONORS COURSES

English

English 9 Honors

World Literature Honors

American Literature Honors

AP English Language & Composition

British Literature

Honors

 AP English Literature & Composition

 

 

 

Science

Honors Biology

AP Biology

Honors

Chemistry

AP Chemistry

Honors Anatomy &

Physiology

Honors

Physics

AP Physics

Foreign Language

Honors Spanish 2, Honors Spanish 3, Honors Spanish 4

AP Spanish

Honors French 2,

Honors French 3, Honors French 4

AP French

Honors Portuguese 2, Honors Portuguese3, Honors Portuguese 4

 

    

Mathematics

Honors Geometry

Honors Algebra 2

Honors

Pre-Calculus

AP Calculus AB

AP Statistics

 

 

Social Studies

Honors Western Civilization

Honors Global Perspectives

Honors US History 11

 

AP US History (3 semesters)

 

 Honors US Government

 AP US Government

 

 

Business/Technology

AP Computer Science

           

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

112 credit hours, including the following:

English

Math

Science

Social Studies

Health

Physical Education

Fine Arts  / Business & Technology

Other

 20 credits

 15 credits

 15 credits

 10 credits

 1 credit

3 credits or based on

years of attendance at LHS

2.5 credits / 2.5 credits

 

43 credits

 


GRADE REPORTS AND GRADES

A passing mark is 60 or higher. The grade point average is weighted according to the level of courses taken. Class rank is computed using the table below, including all students in the class and all subjects taken in this school, excluding physical education and health education.

Grade Values

Essentials

Standard College Prep

Honors

AP

93-100

3.50

4.00

4.50

5.00

90-92

3.26

3.76

4.26

4.76

87-90

2.74

3.24

3.74

4.24

83-86

2.50

3.00

3.50

4.00

80-82

2.26

2.76

3.26

3.76

77-79

1.74

2.24

2.74

3.24

73-76

1.50

2.00

2.50

3.00

70-72

1.26

1.76

2.26

2.76

67-69

.74

1.24

1.74

2.24

63-66

.50

1.00

1.50

2.00

60-62

.26

.76

1.26

1.76

0-59

0

0

0

0

SAT DATA FOR CLASS OF 2017

 

CRITICAL READING MEAN

MATHEMATICS MEAN

WRITING MEAN

Ludlow HS

499

506

491

Massachusetts

517

530

506

National

494

508

482

 SPORTS

Ludlow High School has high athletic eligibility standards.  In order to be eligible to play sports, students cannot fail any course.  Varsity teams include basketball, baseball, cheerleading, cross-country, football, golf, ice hockey, skiing, soccer, softball, spring track, swimming, tennis, volleyball, and wrestling.


Colleges and Universities Attended by Class of 2016 Graduates:

American Interantional College

Anna Maria College

Appalachian State University

Assumption College

Bay Path University

Boston College

Boston University

Bridgewater State University

Central Connecticut State University

Clark University

Coastal Carolina University

Cornell University

Curry College

Daniel Webster College

Eastern Connecticut State University

Elms College

Emmanuel College

Endicott College

Fairfield University

Fitchburg State University

Flagler College

Florida Gulf Coast University

Florida Southern College

Florida Southwestern University

Framingham State University

Franciscan University of Steubenville

Hofstra University

Holyoke Community College

Ithaca College

Johnson & Wales University

Keene State College

King's College

LeMoyne College

Liberty University

Mass College of Liberal Arts

Mass College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Mass Maritime Academy

Mercyhurst University

Merrimack College

Montana State University

Nichols College

Northeastern University

Northpoint Bible College

Norwich University

Pace University

Plymouth State University

Quinnipiac University

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Rivier University

Roger Williams University

Rutgers University

Salve Regina University

Simmons College

Southern Connecticut State University

Southern New Hampshire University

Springfield Technical Community College

Springfield College

St. Joseph’s University

St. Michael's College

Stetson University

Stonehill College

Suffolk University

SUNY Albany

Temple University

Trinity College

Union College

University of Arizona

University of Bridgeport

University of Central Florida

Univeristy of Connecticut

University of Florida - Gainesville

University of Hartford

Univeristy of Maine

University of Massachusetts - Amherst

University of Massachusetts - Boston

University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

University of Massachusetts - Lowell

University of New England

University of New Haven

University of North Florida

University of Rhode Island

University of Tampa

Wagner College

Wentworth Institute

Wesleyan College

Western New England University

Westfield State University

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester State University

 

 


 
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