Norton School

  • Norton School serves 400 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 73% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 79% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Norton School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Norton School's student population of 400 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students400 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norton School is ranked within the top 20% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Norton School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#130 out of 951 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
57%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
12%
5%
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Hispanic
6%
25%
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Black
3%
13%
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White
75%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norton School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.420.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
31%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCheshire School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Cheshire Cheshire High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,401 student
    1.1 miles
    525 South Main St.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 250-2511
    1.1 9-12 1,401
  • Cheshire Doolittle School
    Grades: 1-6 | 456 students
    1.5 miles
    735 Cornwall Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3549
    1.5 1-6 456
  • Cheshire Dodd Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 783 students
    2.3 miles
    100 Park Place
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-3249
    2.3 7-8 783
  • Cheshire Highland School
    Grades: K-6 | 721 students
    2.4 miles
    490 Highland Ave.
    Cheshire, CT 06410
    (203) 272-0335
    2.4 K-6 721
  • Prospect Prospect Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 609 students
    2.9 miles
    75 New Haven Road
    Prospect, CT 06712
    (203) 578-3300
    2.9 PK-5 609

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