Norton High School (Massachusetts)

Norton High School is Norton, Massachusetts' only public high school. Built in 1973, it underwent renovations that began in June 2011 and were completed in December 2013.

Norton High School
Location
66 West Main Street
Norton, Massachusetts

Coordinates41°57′45″N 71°11′31″W / 41.96250°N 71.19194°WCoordinates: 41°57′45″N 71°11′31″W / 41.96250°N 71.19194°W
Information
TypePublic
Open enrollment[1]
School districtNorton Public Schools
NCES School ID250900001451[2]
PrincipalMegan Lafayette[3]
Faculty53.23 (on FTE basis)[2]
Grades9–12
Enrollment767 (2015-16)[4]
Student to teacher ratio13.73:1[2]
Athletics conferenceTri-Valley League
MascotLancer
Website

Location

Norton High School is located near the center of town at 66 West Main St. (Rt. 123).

Clubs and organizations

Norton High School has 10 clubs and organizations, which include: Recreational Bocce Club, Student Council, Debate Club, DECA (Distributive Education Club of America), Drama Club, Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), Anime Club, Sci-Fi and Fantasy Club, Yearbook Club, and Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD)and Newspaper club. At Norton High, students may join the National, Art, Spanish, French, History, Music, Math, English, and/or Science Honor Societies.

Norton High School allows students to apply themselves in several sports which include: Fall: Cross Country, Cheerleading, Golf, Soccer, Volleyball, and Football. Winter: Basketball, Indoor Track, Swimming & Diving, Wrestling, and Hockey. Spring: Baseball, Softball, Outdoor Track & Field, Tennis, and Lacrosse. Norton High has competed in the Tri-Valley League (TVL) as one of its founding members but left and was replaced by BVT who has also since left the TVL, Norton returned to the TVL in 2002.

Renovations

The recent renovations represent the first changes to the building since it was completed in 1973. The building itself needed facility upgrades and expanded classroom space to meet current state standards. This renovation cost the town approximately $12 million. The renovations were completed in 2013.

References

[6]

  1. ^ http://www.doe.mass.edu/finance/schoolchoice/choice-status.pdf
  2. ^ a b c "Search for Public Schools - Norton High (250900001451)". National Center for Education Statistics. Institute of Education Sciences. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
  3. ^ "About Us". Norton High School. Retrieved June 8, 2013.
  4. ^ "Norton High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved January 10, 2019.
  5. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  6. ^ Norton High School Building Project
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