23 Calvin Murphy Street
Norwalk, CT 06851
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Norwalk High School serves 1,466 students in grades 9-12.
Norwalk High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Connecticut 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 31% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 58%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

School Overview

Norwalk High School's student population of 1,466 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,466 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
87 teachers
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School Rankings

Norwalk High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 957 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Norwalk High School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.66. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CT)
Overall Testing Rank
#677 out of 957 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
58%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
5%
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Hispanic
52%
28%
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Black
16%
13%
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White
27%
50%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% CT state average), while 51% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 58% CT state average).

What is the graduation rate of Norwalk High School?

The graduation rate of Norwalk High School is 93%, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 90%.

How many students attend Norwalk High School?

1,466 students attend Norwalk High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

52% of Norwalk High School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are White, 16% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Norwalk High School?

Norwalk High School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.

What grades does Norwalk High School offer ?

Norwalk High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Tentative Last Day Of School
June 16, 2023 (Friday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,466 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 73%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 93% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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