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.
Norton School District's 72% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 85%.

School Overview

The student population of 715 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 715 students
Norton High School Total Students (1990-2014)
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 20:1 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 (1990-2014)
White
96%
65%
Norton High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Norton High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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 (1987-2014)
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 (2000-2014)
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 (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Norton School District's student population of 2,569 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 64% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,601 in this district is less than the state average of $20,216. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,021 is less than the state average of $19,181. The district spending/student has declined by 19% 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 (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 85%
Norton School District Graduation Rate (1993-2014)
District Total Revenue $39 MM $29 MM
Norton School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $37 MM $28 MM
Norton School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $13,601 $20,216
Norton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,021 $19,181
Norton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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
    Grades: 4-5 | 399 students
    0.2 miles
    64 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0190
    0.24-5399
  • NortonNorton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 646 students
    0.9 miles
    215 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0140
    0.96-8646
  • NortonL G Nourse Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 340 students
    1.5 miles
    38 Plain St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0110
    1.5PK-3340
  • NortonJ C Solmonese Elementary School
    Grades: KG-3 | 469 students
    3.3 miles
    315 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0120
    3.3KG-3469
  • TauntonBenjamin Friedman Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 755 students
    4.2 miles
    500 Norton Ave
    TauntonMA 02780
    (508)821-1493
    4.25-7755

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