Norwood school information

Average Test Scores71%64%49%
Student/Teacher ratio13:114:116:1
Total public schools81,16779,221
Total private schools250824,874
Total post-secondary schools31937,963
The Norwood, MA educational system consists of 8 public schools, 2 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Norwood public schools have average test scores of 71% which is 11% higher than than the Massachusetts average and 44% higher than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Norwood public schools is 13:1, compared to 14:1 in Massachusetts and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 92.6% of students have completed 8th grade, 91.7% have completed high school, 45.6% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 3.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Norwood are 44% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 8 public schools in Norwood.
  • 92.6% of people in Norwood have completed 8th grade.
  • 91.7% of people in Norwood have completed high school.
  • 45.6% of people in Norwood have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Norwood

Completed 8th grade92.6%88.3%84.3%
Completed high school91.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.7%65.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree53.5%49.0%38.5%
Completed bachelors45.6%41.2%30.3%
Completed masters16.1%18.2%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.0%5.4%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.9%2.6%1.3%

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

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Dover, MA2,45389%80%
Belmont, MA25,55588%79%
Sharon, MA5,84187%77%
Medfield, MA6,57587%76%
Wellesley, MA28,90984%71%
Norwood, MA29,01871%44%

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East Haven, CT29,01536%26%
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Norwood, MA29,01871%44%
Source: The Norwood, MA 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.