PROFICIENCY 83% 20% higher than state average
School Rankings
  • Ranked #1 of 6 in Norwalk
  • Ranked #25 of 1529 in Iowa
Proficiency Averages
81%Norwalk
69%Iowa

Norwalk Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Norwalk Community School District" in Norwalk, IA. There are a total of 818 students and 58 teachers at Norwalk Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1.

Norwalk Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 82.5%, which is 20% higher than the Iowa average.

Norwalk Senior High School location

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students818
Teachers58
Student/Teacher ratio15:1

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment179
Taking some courses107
Taking some courses (not tests)59
Passing some courses59
Passing no courses44

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Norwalk Senior High School, there are a total of 179 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 107 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All84%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80-84%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All81%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School80-84%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Norwalk Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictIowaNational
White 92.3% 90.7% 78.6% 51.1%
Black 0.5% 1.0% 5.4% 15.9%
Asian 0.9% 1.0% 2.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 4.3% 9.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.4% 0.5% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.5% 2.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Norwalk demographics profile

StatisticNorwalkIowaNational
Population9,9443,155,070328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)8905791
Median age36.338.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%60%55%
Speak English98%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Education level achieved in Norwalk

IndexNorwalkIowaNational
Completed 8th grade95.5%89.2%84.3%
Completed high school94.0%87.7%83.0%
Completed some college74.2%59.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree47.5%38.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.5%27.2%30.3%
Completed masters8.7%8.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.5%2.7%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Norwalk Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.