Norwell Middle School

  • Norwell Middle School serves 519 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 73% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 54%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 39%.

School Overview

  • Norwell Middle School's student population of 519 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students519 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norwell Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norwell Middle School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall School Rank#321 out of 1,671 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
3%
7%
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Hispanic
1%
19%
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Black
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Norwell Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
White
95%
61%
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norwell Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.100.35
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norwell Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norwell Middle 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: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Hanover Center Elementary School
    Grades: K-2 | 349 students
    2.8 miles
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  • Hanover Sylvester
    Grades: 3-4 | 228 students
    2.9 miles
    495 Hanover Street
    Hanover, MA 02339
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