Norwell High School

1100 E Us 224
Ossian, IN 46777
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Norwell High School serves 802 students in grades 9-12.
Norwell High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana 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 40-44% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Norwell High School's student population of 802 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students802 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Norwell High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Norwell High School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1080 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
12%
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Black
1%
13%
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White
92%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.150.51
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthern Wells Community Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Norwell High School is Bluffton High School (7.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Norwell Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ossian Norwell Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 595 students
    0.0 miles
    1100 E Us 224
    Ossian, IN 46777
    (260) 543-2218
    0 6-8 595
  • Bluffton Lancaster Central School Math: 76% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 527 students
    3.7 miles
    3240 E 300 N
    Bluffton, IN 46714
    (260) 565-3135
    3.7 PK-5 527
  • Ossian Ossian Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 552 students
    3.9 miles
    213 S Jefferson
    Ossian, IN 46777
    (260) 622-4179
    3.9 K-5 552
  • Bluffton Bluffton-harrison Elementary School Math: 61% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 676 students
    7.4 miles
    1100 E Spring St
    Bluffton, IN 46714
    (260) 824-0333
    7.4 K-4 676
  • Bluffton Bluffton High School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 442 students
    7.6 miles
    1 Tiger Trl
    Bluffton, IN 46714
    (260) 824-3724
    7.6 9-12 442

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