Norcross High School



Norcross High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Norcross 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 1135
10 1041
11 868
12 709

Norcross High School is a public high school of the Gwinnett County School District located in Norcross, GA. It has 3,753 students in grades 9th through 12th. Norcross High School is the 4th largest public high school in Georgia and the 70th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.3 to 1.

Total Students: 3,753
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 205.1

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Norcross High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 1,889
(50%)
28,392
(51%)
 Female 1,864
(50%)
26,965
(49%)

Norcross High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,613
(43%)
13,761
(25%)
 Black 1,178
(31%)
18,198
(33%)
 White 590
(16%)
15,302
(28%)
 Asian 235
(6%)
5,972
(11%)
 Two or More 122
(3%)
1,913
(3%)
 American Indian 9
(0%)
146
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 6
(0%)
65
(0%)

Norcross High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 2,264
(60%)
21,641
(39%)
 Not Eligible 1,237
(33%)
29,422
(53%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 252
(7%)
4,294
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Norcross High School is ranked 3rd out of 478 ranked schools in Georgia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Norcross High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (67.0%) is slightly higher than the state average of 56.8%. 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.

Norcross High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2676
2006 2760
2007 2799
2008 2947
2009 2959
2010 3139
2011 3272
2012 3397
2013 3649
2014 3738
2015 3753

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.2
2007 15.2
2008 16.3
2009 16.9
2010 17.8
2011 18.4
2012 19.1
2013 19.3
2014 18.3
2015 18.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.47533632286996
2006 0.49239130434783
2007 0.508038585209
2008 0.55615880556498
2009 0.58026360256844
2010 0.6237655304237
2011 0.64364303178484
2012 0.65027965852223
2013 0.65469991778569
2014 0.67415730337079
2015 0.67039701572076

Compare Norcross High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,577.8% 15.8:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,830.0% 18.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 56.8%
 
This School 67.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Norcross High School
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Public 09 - 12 3,753 18.3:1  
Gwinnett Intervention Education Center (give) West
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Public 06 - 12 195 5.5:1 1 miles
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Greater Atlanta Christian School
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Private PK - 12 1,784 9:1 4 miles
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Public 09 - 12 2,076 19.7:1 5 miles
Notre Dame Academy
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Private PK - 09 556 10:1 5 miles
Meadowcreek High School
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Public 09 - 12 3,193 18.8:1 5 miles
Duluth High School
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Public 09 - 12 2,710 18.7:1 5 miles
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Private PK - 12 684 10:1 6 miles
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