Norwalk School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 11,424 students in Norwalk School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Norwalk School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 58% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Norwalk School District are Center For Global Studies, Rowayton School and Wolfpit School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Norwalk School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Connecticut.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Connecticut public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Norwalk School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Connecticut for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Norwalk School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
20 Schools
1,029 Schools
# Students
11,424 Students
519,141 Students
# Teachers
832 Teachers
42,482 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Norwalk School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 198 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
Overall District Rank
#151 out of 200 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Norwalk   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norwalk   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
58%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norwalk   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Norwalk   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.67
0.64
# American Indian Students
14 Students
1,365 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
596 Students
26,989 Students
% Asian Students
5%
5%
# Hispanic Students
5,399 Students
127,575 Students
% Hispanic Students
47%
25%
# Black Students
1,864 Students
65,681 Students
% Black Students
17%
13%
# White Students
3,299 Students
279,874 Students
% White Students
29%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
640 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
237 Students
16,975 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
260
14,219
# Students in K Grade:
840
35,897
# Students in 1st Grade:
790
36,454
# Students in 2nd Grade:
860
36,436
# Students in 3rd Grade:
899
37,589
# Students in 4th Grade:
851
38,439
# Students in 5th Grade:
872
39,747
# Students in 6th Grade:
877
39,166
# Students in 7th Grade:
822
39,685
# Students in 8th Grade:
861
39,781
# Students in 9th Grade:
958
42,618
# Students in 10th Grade:
863
40,358
# Students in 11th Grade:
849
39,814
# Students in 12th Grade:
822
38,938
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,454 is higher than the state median of $23,158. The school district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $22,576 is higher than the state median of $21,691. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$268 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Norwalk   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$258 MM
$32 MM
This chart display total spending of Norwalk   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,454
$23,158
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Norwalk   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$22,576
$21,691
This chart display average spending per public school student in Norwalk   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Norwalk School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Center For Global Studies
Magnet School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
300 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 852-9488
Grades: 9-12
| 284 students
Rank: #22.
Rowayton School
Math: 62% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1 Roton Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06853
(203) 899-2940
Grades: K-5
| 463 students
Rank: #33.
Wolfpit School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
One Starlight Drive
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 899-2980
Grades: K-5
| 325 students
Rank: #44.
Cranbury Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5 Knowalot Lane
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 846-3600
Grades: K-5
| 447 students
Rank: #55.
Columbus Magnet School
Math: 51% | Reading: 56%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
46 Concord Street
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 899-2840
Grades: K-6
| 367 students
Rank: #66.
Naramake Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
16 King Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 899-2900
Grades: PK-5
| 392 students
Rank: #77.
Marvin Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
15 Calf Pasture Beach Road
Norwalk, CT 06855
(203) 899-2890
Grades: K-5
| 428 students
Rank: #88.
Roton Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
201 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 899-2930
Grades: 6-8
| 509 students
Rank: #99.
West Rocks Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
81 West Rocks Road
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 899-2970
Grades: 6-8
| 661 students
Rank: #1010.
Jefferson Magnet School
Math: 41% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
75 Van Buren Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 899-2870
Grades: K-5
| 557 students
Rank: #1111.
Silvermine Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
157 Perry Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 899-2950
Grades: K-5
| 477 students
Rank: #1212.
Brookside Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
382 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 899-2830
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #1313.
Norwalk High School
Math: 31% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
23 Calvin Murphy Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 838-4481
Grades: 9-12
| 1,682 students
Rank: #1414.
Kendall Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
57 Fillow Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 899-2880
Grades: K-5
| 506 students
Rank: #1515.
Brien Mcmahon High School
Math: 30% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Highland Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06854
(203) 852-9488
Grades: 9-12
| 1,526 students
Rank: #1616.
Tracey School
Math: 39% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
20 Camp Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 899-2960
Grades: PK-5
| 391 students
Rank: #1717.
Nathan Hale Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
176 Strawberry Hill Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 899-2910
Grades: 6-8
| 680 students
Rank: #1818.
Fox Run Elementary School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
228 Fillow Street
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 899-2860
Grades: PK-5
| 423 students
Rank: #1919.
Ponus Ridge Middle School
Math: 25% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
21 Hunters Lane
Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 847-3557
Grades: 6-8
| 692 students
11 Allen Road
Norwalk, CT 06851
(203) 945-0320
Grades: PK
| 170 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 11,424 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.67

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