Norwalk Senior High School

1201 North Ave
Norwalk, IA 50211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
Norwalk Senior High School serves 818 students in grades 9-12.
Norwalk Senior High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 76%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 74%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Iowa state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 24% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Norwalk Senior High School's student population of 818 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students818 students
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Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

Norwalk Senior High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,232 schools in Iowa (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Norwalk Senior High School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall Testing Rank
#99 out of 1232 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
76%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
74%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:115:1
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American Indian
n/an/a
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
91%
76%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.170.41
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
11%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwalk Community School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Norwalk Senior High School is Orchard Place School (4.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Norwalk Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Norwalk Norwalk Middle School Math: 84% | Reading: 82%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 721 students
    0.3 miles
    200 Cherry Street
    Norwalk, IA 50211
    (515) 981-0435
    0.3 6-8 721
  • Norwalk Oviatt Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 712 students
    0.5 miles
    713 School Ave
    Norwalk, IA 50211
    (515) 981-1005
    0.5 PK-2 712
  • Norwalk Lakewood Elementary School Math: 87% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 3-5 | 664 students
    1.7 miles
    9210 Happy Hollow Dr
    Norwalk, IA 50211
    (515) 981-1850
    1.7 3-5 664
  • Des Moines Jackson Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 427 students
    3.8 miles
    3825 Indianola Ave
    Des Moines, IA 50315
    (515) 242-8415
    3.8 K-5 427
  • Des Moines Mccombs Middle School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 733 students
    3.8 miles
    201 Sw County Line Rd
    Des Moines, IA 50320
    (515) 242-8447
    3.8 6-8 733

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