Norwalk High School serves 1,964 students in grades 9-12.
Norwalk High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,964 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Graduation Rate: 95% (Top 30% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 21% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 57% (Top 30%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Norwalk High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Most improved public schools
Norwalk High School's student population of 1,964 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 86 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Norwalk High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Norwalk High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1779 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Norwalk High School's ranking?
Norwalk High School is ranked #1779 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Norwalk High School?
The graduation rate of Norwalk High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Norwalk High School?
1,964 students attend Norwalk High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
88% of Norwalk High School students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 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 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Norwalk High School offer ?
Norwalk High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Norwalk High School part of?
Norwalk High School is part of Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District.
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