Norton Middle School

215 West Main St

Norton, MA 02766-2713

Grades: 6-8

663 students

Norton Middle School serves 663 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the MA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Norton Middle School operates within the Norton School District.

Overview

The student population of 663 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 663 students
Norton Middle School Total Students (1988-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Norton Middle School Total Teachers (2004-2013)
Students by Grade Norton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.10 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 Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (2004-2013)
Asian
1%
6%
Norton Middle School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
2%
17%
Norton Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
2%
9%
Norton Middle School Black Students (1988-2013)
White
95%
66%
Norton Middle School White Students (1988-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Norton Middle 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.
0.10 0.33
Norton Middle School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
14%
32%
Norton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
3%
5%
Norton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,629 students has decreased by 12% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $14,041 is less than the state average of $17,400. The district revenue/student has grown by 43% over four years.
The district spending/student of $13,904 is less than the state average of $16,788. The district spending/student has grown by 40% over four years.
School District Name Norton School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
3
Number of Students Managed 2,629 1,400
Norton School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $25 MM
Norton School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $40 MM $24 MM
Norton School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $14,041 $17,400
Norton School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $13,904 $16,788
Norton School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Norton High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henri A. Yelle Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is L G Nourse Elementary School (2.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • NortonNorton High School
    66 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0160
    0.9 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 707 students                      
  • NortonHenri A. Yelle Middle School
    64 West Main St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0190
    1.1 mi | Gr. 4-5 | 414 students                      
  • NortonL G Nourse Elementary School
    38 Plain St
    NortonMA 02766
    (508)285-0110
    2.4 mi | Gr. PK-3 | 348 students                      
  • AttleboroPeter Thacher Elementary School
    7 James St
    AttleboroMA 02703
    (508)226-4162
    3.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 444 students                      
  • AttleboroEarly Learning Center
    7 James St
    AttleboroMA 02703
    (508)223-1563
    3.6 mi | Gr. PK | 168 students                      

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