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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 12 public schools managed by Norristown Area SD School District serving 7,399 students in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is less than the state average of 15:1.

Norristown Area SD School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Norristown Cole Manor Elementary School
    2350 Springview Rd
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)275-5525

    Grades: K-4 | 446 students
  • Norristown East Norriton Middle School
    330 Roland Dr
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)275-6520

    Grades: 5-8 | 944 students
  • Norristown Eisenhower Middle School
    1601 Markley St
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)277-8720

    Grades: 5-8 | 646 students
  • Norristown Gotwals Elementary School
    1 E Oak St
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)275-1077

    Grades: 1-4 | 455 students
  • Norristown Hancock Elementary School
    Arch & Summit Streets
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)275-5522

    Grades: 1-4 | 395 students
  • Norristown Marshall Street Elementary School
    1525 W Marshall St
    Norristown, PA 19403
    (610)630-8550

    Grades: K-4 | 676 students
  • Norristown Norristown Area High School
    1900 Eagle Dr
    Norristown, PA 19403
    (610)630-5090

    Grades: 9-12 | 1686 students
  • Norristown Paul V Fly Elementary School
    2920 Potshop Rd
    Norristown, PA 19403
    (610)630-0380

    Grades: K-4 | 545 students
  • Norristown Ray S. Musselman Learning Center
    1020 Sandy Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (484)270-2140

    Grades: K | 285 students
  • Norristown Roosevelt Altern School
    1161 Markley St
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)275-9720

    Grades: 9-12 | 125 students
  • Norristown Stewart Middle School
    1315 W Marshall St
    Norristown, PA 19401
    (610)275-6870

    Grades: 5-8 | 648 students
  • Norristown Whitehall Elementary School
    399 N Whitehall Rd
    Norristown, PA 19403
    (610)630-6000

    Grades: K-4 | 548 students

Overview

School District NameNorristown Area SD School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students7,399 students
# of Teachers513 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:1
# of Male Students3,520 students
% Male Students
48%
# of Female Students3,879 students
% Female Students
52%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.71
# of American Indian Students5 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students138 students
% Asian Students
2%
# of Hispanic Students2,855 students
% Hispanic Students
39%
# of Black Students2,596 students
% Black Students
35%
# of White Students1,248 students
% White Students
16%
# of Hawaiian Studentsn/a
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students557 students
% of Two or more races Students
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:685
# of Students in 1st Grade:723
# of Students in 2nd Grade:653
# of Students in 3rd Grade:652
# of Students in 4th Grade:637
# of Students in 5th Grade:671
# of Students in 6th Grade:561
# of Students in 7th Grade:524
# of Students in 8th Grade:482
# of Students in 9th Grade:567
# of Students in 10th Grade:447
# of Students in 11th Grade:372
# of Students in 12th Grade:425
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Norristown Area SD School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 663 school districts in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 79% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Norristown Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
63%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norristown Area SD School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
79%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Norristown Area SD School District and public school graduation rate of PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $17,273 is higher than the state average of $13,057. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $16,881 is higher than the state average of $12,924. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (PA)
Total Revenue$122 MM$19 MM
This chart display total revenue of Norristown Area SD School District and average revenue for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$119 MM$19 MM
This chart display total spending of Norristown Area SD School District and average spending for each school distric in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$17,273$13,057
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Norristown Area SD School District and average revenue per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$16,881$12,924
This chart display average spending per public school student in Norristown Area SD School District and average spending per public school student in PA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Norristown Area SD School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.71, which is higher than the Pennsylvania average of 0.27. The most diverse school in the district is Paul V Fly Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.