Norton Elementary School serves 503 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
Norton Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 54%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 69%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 54% (majority Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-7
- Enrollment: 503 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
- Minority Enrollment: 12%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in VA
- Math Proficiency: 67% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 82% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Norton Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Virginia for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Norton Elementary School's student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Norton Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,792 schools in Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Norton Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (VA)
Overall Testing Rank
#366 out of 1792 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), VA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Norton Elementary School's ranking?
Norton Elementary School is ranked #366 out of 1,792 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Virginia.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
67% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% VA state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 69% VA state average).
How many students attend Norton Elementary School?
503 students attend Norton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Norton Elementary School students are White, 6% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Norton Elementary School?
Norton Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Virginia state average of 14:1.
What grades does Norton Elementary School offer ?
Norton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Norton Elementary School part of?
Norton Elementary School is part of Norton City PBLC Schs School District.
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