Norwell High School

  • Norwell High School serves 695 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Norwell High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

Norwell High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • Norwell High School's student population of 695 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norwell High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Norwell High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#54 out of 1666 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
7%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
n/a
9%
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White
94%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norwell High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.120.59
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Graduation Rate≥95%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norwell High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwell School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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