Norwalk school information

IndexNorwalkConnecticutNational
Average Test Scores41%47%49%
Student/Teacher ratio14:114:116:1
Total public schools2065479,221
Total private schools320724,874
Total post-secondary schools2817,963
The Norwalk, CT educational system consists of 20 public schools, 3 private schools and 2 post-secondary schools. Norwalk public schools have average test scores of 41% which is 13% lower than than the Connecticut average and 17% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norwalk public schools is 14:1, compared to 14:1 in Connecticut and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 87.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 86.3% have completed high school, 41.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 4.4% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norwalk are 17% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 20 public schools in Norwalk.
  • 87.6% of people in Norwalk have completed 8th grade.
  • 86.3% of people in Norwalk have completed high school.
  • 41.6% of people in Norwalk have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norwalk

IndexNorwalkConnecticutNational
Completed 8th grade87.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school86.3%86.9%83.0%
Completed some college65.3%62.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree48.2%45.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors41.6%38.0%30.3%
Completed masters16.8%16.8%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.4%4.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.7%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Norwalk (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Riverside, CT8,28983%68%
Old Greenwich, CT7,00082%67%
Lattingtown, NY1,67181%65%
Westport, CT27,51179%60%
Rye Brook, NY9,51378%59%
Norwalk, CT87,93041%17%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Reading, PA87,89927%45%
Nampa, ID87,89640%19%
Fort Smith, AR87,71227%46%
Waukegan, IL88,15915%69%
Meridian, ID88,24749%0%
Norwalk, CT87,93041%17%
Source: The Norwalk, CT education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.