Norton High School

  • Norton High School serves 763 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

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School Overview

  • Norton High School's student population of 763 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students763 students
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Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norton High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norton High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.58. 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#82 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
53%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
54%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
19%
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Black
1%
9%
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White
94%
61%
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Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score0.120.58
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Graduation Rate
92%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorton School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norton Henri A. Yelle
    Grades: 4-5 | 373 students
    0.2 miles
    64 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508)285-0190
    0.2 4-5 373
  • Norton Norton Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 596 students
    0.9 miles
    215 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508)285-0140
    0.9 6-8 596
  • Norton L G Nourse Elementary School
    Grades: PK-3 | 368 students
    1.5 miles
    38 Plain Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508)285-0110
    1.5 PK-3 368
  • Norton J C Solmonese
    Grades: K-3 | 401 students
    3.3 miles
    315 West Main Street
    Norton, MA 02766
    (508)285-0120
    3.3 K-3 401
  • Taunton Benjamin Friedman Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 804 students
    4.2 miles
    500 Norton Avenue
    Taunton, MA 02780
    (508)821-1493
    4.2 5-7 804

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