Norton High School

66 West Main St,

Norton, MA, 02766-2713

Tel: (508)285-0160
Grades: 9-12

725 students

Norton High School serves 725 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Norton High School operates within the Norton School District.
The school district's 70% graduation rate is lower than the MA state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 725 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 36% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 725 students
Norton High School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Norton High School Total Classroom Teachers (2004-2012)
Students by Grade Norton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.79. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Norton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2004-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
6%
Norton High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
16%
Norton High School Hispanic (1996-2012)
Black
1%
9%
Norton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
94%
66%
Norton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Norton High School Sch Ethnicity Norton High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.79
Norton High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
9%
30%
Norton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2012)
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.
4%
5%
Norton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,670 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 70% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Norton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,670 1,433
Norton School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 70% 86%
Norton School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $25 MM
District Spending $40 MM $24 MM
Norton School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,041 $17,400
Norton School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,904 $16,788
Norton School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Norton Henri A. Yelle Middle School
    64 West Main St
    Norton , MA , 02766
    (508)285-0190
    0.2  mi  |  413  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Norton Norton Middle School
    215 West Main St
    Norton , MA , 02766
    (508)285-0140
    0.9  mi  |  671  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Norton L G Nourse Elementary School
    38 Plain St
    Norton , MA , 02766
    (508)285-0110
    1.5  mi  |  363  students  |  Gr.  PK-3
  • Norton J C Solmonese Elementary School
    315 West Main St
    Norton , MA , 02766
    (508)285-0120
    3.3  mi  |  498  students  |  Gr.  KG-3
  • Taunton Benjamin Friedman Middle School
    500 Norton Ave
    Taunton , MA , 02780
    (508)821-1493
    4.2  mi  |  801  students  |  Gr.  5-7

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