Norwood High School

  • Norwood High School serves 958 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75% (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 92% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Norwood High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Norwood High School's student population of 958 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers70 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norwood High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Norwood High School is 0.49, 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#183 out of 1666 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
7%
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Hispanic
11%
20%
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Black
12%
9%
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White
70%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.490.59
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Graduation Rate
94%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorwood School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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  • Norwood George F. Willett
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    0.4 miles
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  • Norwood F A Cleveland
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    0.5 miles
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  • Norwood Balch
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    1.0 miles
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  • Norwood John P Oldham
    Grades: 1-5 | 227 students
    1.1 miles
    165 Prospect Street
    Norwood, MA 02062
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  • Westwood Martha Jones
    Grades: K-5 | 293 students
    1.2 miles
    80 Martha Jones Rd
    Westwood, MA 02090
    (781) 326-7500
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