Norwood Middle School

  • Norwood Middle School serves 204 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 17% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 36%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 22% (which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the Tennessee state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Tennessee state average of 37%.

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School Overview

  • Norwood Middle School's student population of 204 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students204 students
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Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Norwood Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Norwood Middle School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TN)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
17%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
35%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:116:1
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Hispanic
1%
10%
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Black
3%
22%
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White
94%
63%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Norwood Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TN.
Diversity Score0.120.55
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

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