Norwalk High School

11356 E. Leffingwell Rd.
Norwalk, CA 90650
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Norwalk High School serves 2,085 students in grades 9-12.
Norwalk High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 16% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 51% (which is higher than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Norwalk High School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Norwalk High School's student population of 2,085 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,085 students
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Total Classroom Teachers89 teachers
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School Comparison

Norwalk High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Norwalk High School is 0.24, 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 (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#6084 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
87%
54%
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Black
4%
5%
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White
3%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.240.64
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Graduation Rate
95%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Norwalk High School is Bellflower High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Corvallis Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is D. D. Johnston Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norwalk D. D. Johnston Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 385 students
    0.2 miles
    13421 S. Fairford Ave.
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-3120
    0.2 K-5 385
  • Norwalk Julia B. Morrison Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 750 students
    0.3 miles
    13510 S. Maidstone
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-3710
    0.3 K-5 750
  • Norwalk Corvallis Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 18% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 765 students
    0.4 miles
    11032 E. Leffingwell Rd.
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-4125
    0.4 6-8 765
  • Norwalk New River Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 391 students
    0.6 miles
    13432 S. Halct. Ave.
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-3770
    0.6 K-5 391
  • Norwalk John H. Nuffer Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 306 students
    0.9 miles
    14821 S. Jersey Ave.
    Norwalk, CA 90650
    (562) 210-4060
    0.9 K-5 306

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