Norton High School

66 West Main St

Norton, MA 02766-2713

Tel: (508)285-0160
Grades 9-12
715 students
Norton High School serves 715 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 35%.
Norton High School operates within the Norton School District.
The school district's 72% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 715 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 715 students
Norton High School Total Students (1988-2014)
Gender % Norton High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Norton High School Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Norton High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.08 is less than the state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Norton High School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Norton High School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Black
1%
9%
Norton High School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
96%
65%
Norton High School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Norton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Norton High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.08 0.33
Norton High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
34%
Norton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
5%
Norton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,569 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $13,601 is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has grown by 17% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,021 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Norton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,569 1,376
Norton School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
Norton School District Graduation Rate (1992-2010)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $29 MM
Norton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $37 MM $28 MM
Norton School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $13,601 $20,216
Norton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $13,021 $19,181
Norton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mansfield High School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henri A. Yelle Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is L G Nourse Elementary School (1.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NortonHenri A. Yelle Middle School
    0.2 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 399 students64 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0190
    0.24-5399
  • NortonNorton Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 646 students215 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0140
    0.96-8646
  • NortonL G Nourse Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: PK-3 | 340 students38 Plain St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0110
    1.5PK-3340
  • NortonJ C Solmonese Elementary School
    3.3 miles | Grades: KG-3 | 469 students315 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0120
    3.3KG-3469
  • TauntonBenjamin Friedman Middle School
    4.2 miles | Grades: 5-7 | 755 students500 Norton Ave
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)821-1493
    4.25-7755

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