Norton Elementary School

  • Norton Elementary School serves 492 students in grades Prekindergarten-7.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Virginia state average of 80%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Virginia state average of 51%.

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School Overview

  • Norton Elementary School's student population of 492 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-7
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norton Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norton Elementary School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
80%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
1%
16%
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Black
6%
22%
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White
87%
49%
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Two or more races
6%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norton Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score0.240.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorton City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

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