Norrback Avenue

  • Norrback Avenue serves 566 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 38% (which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

Top Placements

Norrback Avenue places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Norrback Avenue's student population of 566 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 26% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students566 students
This chart display total students of Norrback Avenue by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Norrback Avenue
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Norrback Avenue by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Norrback Avenue by grade.

School Comparison

  • Norrback Avenue's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norrback Avenue is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#1402 out of 1,671 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norrback Avenue and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norrback Avenue and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Norrback Avenue and the public school average student teacher ratio of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of Asian public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
29%
19%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
21%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
41%
61%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of White public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norrback Avenue.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.710.35
This chart display the diversity score of Norrback Avenue and the public school average diversity score of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norrback Avenue and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWorcester School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Worcester Burncoat Street
    Grades: K-6 | 259 students
    0.4 miles
    526 Burncoat Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508)799-3537
    0.4 K-6 259
  • Worcester Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School Charter School
    Grades: K-12 | 1425 students
    1.5 miles
    10 New Bond Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508)854-8400
    1.5 K-12 1425
  • Worcester Clark Street Community
    Grades: K-6 | 203 students
    1.5 miles
    280 Clark Street
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508)799-3545
    1.5 K-6 203
  • Holden Mountview Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 809 students
    1.5 miles
    270 Shrewsbury Street
    Holden, MA 01520
    (508)829-5577
    1.5 6-8 809
  • Worcester Thorndyke Road
    Grades: K-6 | 376 students
    1.8 miles
    30 Thorndyke Rd
    Worcester, MA 01606
    (508)799-3550
    1.8 K-6 376

School Reviews

Review Norrback Avenue. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Learn how various states regulate maximum class sizes.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.