Top 5 Best Norwood Public Schools (2024)

For the 2024 school year, there are 8 public schools serving 3,444 students in Norwood, MA (there are 2 private schools, serving 461 private students). 88% of all K-12 students in Norwood, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
The top ranked public schools in Norwood, MA are Charles J Prescott, Norwood High School and Cornelius M Callahan. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Norwood, MA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Massachusetts public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (versus the 49% statewide average). Schools in Norwood have an average ranking of 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of Massachusetts public schools.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public school average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

Best Norwood, MA Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Charles J Prescott
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
66 Richland Road
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-6497
Grades: K-5
| 259 students
Rank: #22.
Norwood High School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 62%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
245 Nichols Street
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 769-2333
Grades: 9-12
| 987 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Cornelius M Callahan
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
116 Garfield Avenue
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-0693
Grades: 1-5
| 223 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
F A Cleveland
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
33 George Willett Parkway
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-6522
Grades: 1-5
| 302 students
Rank: #55.
John P Oldham
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
165 Prospect Street
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 769-2417
Grades: 1-5
| 268 students
Rank: #66.
Dr. Philip O. Coakley Middle School
(Math: 30% | Reading: 39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1315 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-7880
Grades: 6-8
| 727 students
Rank: #77.
Balch
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1170 Washington Street
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-0694
Grades: 1-5
| 309 students
Rank: n/an/a
George F. Willett
100 Westover Parkway
Norwood, MA 02062
(781) 762-6805
Grades: PK-K
| 369 students

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the top ranked public schools in Norwood, MA?
The top ranked public schools in Norwood, MA include Charles J Prescott, Norwood High School and Cornelius M Callahan.
How many public schools are located in Norwood, MA?
8 public schools are located in Norwood, MA.
What percentage of students in Norwood, MA go to public school?
88% of all K-12 students in Norwood, MA are educated in public schools (compared to the MA state average of 88%).
What is the racial composition of students in Norwood, MA?
Norwood, MA public schools minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the Massachusetts public schools average of 44% (majority Hispanic).

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