Norwalk High School

  • Norwalk High School serves 1,616 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 58% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Norwalk High School's student population of 1,616 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,616 students
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Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norwalk High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norwalk High School is 0.68, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CT)
Overall School Rank#585 out of 968 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norwalk High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norwalk High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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Asian
4%
5%
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Hispanic
39%
24%
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Black
20%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Norwalk High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
37%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Norwalk High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Norwalk High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norwalk High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.680.43
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Graduation Rate
94%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norwalk High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norwalk High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

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