215 Norton Rd
Columbus, OH 43228
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Norton Middle School serves 577 students in grades 7-8.
Norton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Ohio for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 63%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the Ohio state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Ohio state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Ohio state average of 30% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Norton Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Ohio for:

School Overview

Norton Middle School's student population of 577 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
577 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Norton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,233 schools in Ohio (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Norton Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (OH)
Overall Testing Rank
#2512 out of 3233 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
64%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
18:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
2%
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Hispanic
28%
6%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
44%
70%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 56%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in OH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.69 (Top 10%)

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