Norwalk High School



Norwalk High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Norwalk High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 516
10 555
11 555
12 527

Norwalk High School is a public high school of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unf School District located in Norwalk, CA. It has 2,153 students in grades 9th through 12th. Norwalk High School is the 310th largest public high school in California and the 1,091st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.1 to 1.

Total Students: 2,153
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 89.4

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Norwalk High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,079
(50%)
3,144
(48%)
 Male 1,074
(50%)
3,348
(52%)

Norwalk High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,837
(85%)
5,050
(78%)
 White 103
(5%)
723
(11%)
 Asian 95
(4%)
354
(5%)
 Black 88
(4%)
195
(3%)
 Two or More 15
(1%)
120
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 10
(0%)
40
(1%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
10
(0%)

Norwalk High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,536
(71%)
4,020
(62%)
 Not Eligible 399
(19%)
1,908
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 218
(10%)
564
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Norwalk High School is ranked 99th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Norwalk High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Norwalk High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2370
2006 2377
2007 2350
2008 2375
2009 2321
2010 2303
2011 2229
2012 2153

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26.4
2006 29
2007 23.7
2008 25.7
2009 25.7
2010 N/A
2011 25
2012 24.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.41603375527426
2006 0.4135464871687
2007 0.37659574468085
2008 0.47789473684211
2009 0.62860835846618
2010 0.67650890143291
2011 0.22835352175864
2012 0.81467719461217

Compare Norwalk High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,410.0% 24.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 81.5%
 

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