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Norwalk School District

GreatSchools Rating: 5 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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125 East Ave
Norwalk, CT 06852
Fairfield County
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PH: (203) 854-4001

  • Grades PK-12
  • 11,111 students
  • 19 schools

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 CMT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3

Reading
 69% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 68% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 64% (2007)
 63% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 72% in 2013.

Writing
 78% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 80% (2011)
 82% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 82% (2007)
 77% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 80% in 2013.

Math
 85% (2013)
 88% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 83% (2010)
 84% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 83% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Reading
 77% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 70% (2011)
 70% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 61% (2008)
 61% (2007)
 62% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 78% in 2013.

Writing
 88% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 86% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 81% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 87% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 75% (2007)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5

Reading
 77% (2013)
 81% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 71% (2008)
 64% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 79% in 2013.

Science
 81% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 79% (2008)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 90% (2013)
 90% (2012)
 91% (2011)
 89% (2010)
 88% (2009)
 85% (2008)
 81% (2007)
 83% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 88% in 2013.

Math
 81% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 88% (2011)
 87% (2010)
 83% (2009)
 78% (2008)
 72% (2007)
 75% (2006)
The state average for Math was 84% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6

Reading
 79% (2013)
 84% (2012)
 84% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 65% (2008)
 65% (2007)
 71% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 85% in 2013.

Writing
 82% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 69% (2008)
 80% (2007)
 79% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 84% in 2013.

Math
 82% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 86% (2011)
 79% (2010)
 78% (2009)
 72% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 72% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7

Reading
 90% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 80% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 71% (2007)
 69% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 87% in 2013.

Writing
 83% (2013)
 83% (2012)
 75% (2011)
 72% (2010)
 70% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 76% (2007)
 73% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 83% in 2013.

Math
 85% (2013)
 86% (2012)
 87% (2011)
 84% (2010)
 81% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 75% (2007)
 68% (2006)
The state average for Math was 85% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Reading
 86% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 71% (2010)
 73% (2009)
 73% (2008)
 67% (2007)
 70% (2006)
The state average for Reading was 86% in 2013.

Science
 76% (2013)
 73% (2012)
 71% (2011)
 66% (2010)
 68% (2008)
The state average for Science was 77% in 2013.

Writing
 83% (2013)
 82% (2012)
 77% (2011)
 69% (2010)
 76% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 73% (2007)
 76% (2006)
The state average for Writing was 86% in 2013.

Math
 85% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 82% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 82% (2009)
 79% (2008)
 73% (2007)
 67% (2006)
The state average for Math was 86% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CMT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 3
ReadingThis District
All Students69%
Female72%
Male67%
Black58%
Asian American90%
Hispanic56%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities15%
Students without disabilities73%
English language learners34%
Proficient in English77%

WritingThis District
All Students78%
Female84%
Male73%
Black70%
Asian American95%
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities35%
Students without disabilities83%
English language learners50%
Proficient in English85%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female83%
Male87%
Black76%
Asian American98%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities48%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English89%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male77%
Black71%
Asian American96%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White86%
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities29%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English83%

WritingThis District
All Students88%
Female93%
Male85%
Black83%
Asian American98%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged85%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learners56%
Proficient in English92%

MathThis District
All Students87%
Female85%
Male89%
Black79%
Asian American96%
Hispanic84%
Multiracialn/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners56%
Proficient in English90%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 5
ReadingThis District
All Students77%
Female78%
Male76%
Black60%
Asian American95%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities43%
Students without disabilities79%
English language learners33%
Proficient in English81%

ScienceThis District
All Students81%
Female80%
Male82%
Black64%
Asian American95%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged72%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learners40%
Proficient in English85%

WritingThis District
All Students90%
Female93%
Male87%
Black86%
Asian American98%
Hispanic87%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities61%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learners69%
Proficient in English92%

MathThis District
All Students81%
Female81%
Male82%
Black68%
Asian American97%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities55%
Students without disabilities84%
English language learners51%
Proficient in English84%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 6
ReadingThis District
All Students79%
Female83%
Male76%
Black66%
Asian American87%
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged67%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities39%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learners39%
Proficient in English82%

WritingThis District
All Students82%
Female88%
Male77%
Black73%
Asian American94%
Hispanic79%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities46%
Students without disabilities86%
English language learners45%
Proficient in English85%

MathThis District
All Students82%
Female80%
Male83%
Black69%
Asian American97%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities85%
English language learners43%
Proficient in English84%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 7
ReadingThis District
All Students90%
Female94%
Male86%
Black79%
Asian American93%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged83%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities62%
Students without disabilities93%
English language learners46%
Proficient in English93%

WritingThis District
All Students83%
Female90%
Male76%
Black76%
Asian American90%
Hispanic80%
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged89%
Students with disabilities40%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners40%
Proficient in English87%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female88%
Male82%
Black70%
Asian American98%
Hispanic81%
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged75%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities51%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English89%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ReadingThis District
All Students86%
Female89%
Male85%
Black75%
Asian American94%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities50%
Students without disabilities89%
English language learners34%
Proficient in English90%

ScienceThis District
All Students76%
Female77%
Male74%
Black56%
Asian American91%
Hispanic72%
Multiracialn/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged66%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities28%
Students without disabilities81%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English80%

WritingThis District
All Students83%
Female90%
Male77%
Black76%
Asian American94%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Students with disabilities45%
Students without disabilities87%
English language learners36%
Proficient in English86%

MathThis District
All Students85%
Female87%
Male84%
Black74%
Asian American94%
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
White94%
Economically disadvantaged80%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities54%
Students without disabilities88%
English language learners30%
Proficient in English89%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 3 through 8, and in science in grades 5 and 8.
  • The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 CAPT Results

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10

Reading
 74% (2013)
 75% (2012)
 76% (2011)
 78% (2010)
 74% (2009)
 80% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Reading was 81% in 2013.

Science
 78% (2013)
 72% (2012)
 72% (2011)
 76% (2010)
 69% (2009)
 76% (2008)
 77% (2007)
The state average for Science was 82% in 2013.

Writing
 86% (2013)
 85% (2012)
 85% (2011)
 81% (2010)
 77% (2009)
 87% (2008)
 81% (2007)
The state average for Writing was 89% in 2013.

Math
 73% (2013)
 70% (2012)
 73% (2011)
 73% (2010)
 72% (2009)
 75% (2008)
 69% (2007)
The state average for Math was 79% in 2013.

Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2007-2008 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

See Connecticut's state standards

Compare all high schools in this district

Back to top >
 CAPT Results By Subgroup

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.

Scale: % at or above proficient

Grade 10
ReadingThis District
All Students74%
Female80%
Male68%
Black58%
Asian American89%
Hispanic68%
Multiracialn/a
White87%
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged82%
Students with disabilities22%
Students without disabilities79%
English language learners26%
Proficient in English77%

ScienceThis District
All Students78%
Female78%
Male78%
Black69%
Asian American87%
Hispanic66%
Multiracialn/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Students with disabilities27%
Students without disabilities82%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English82%

WritingThis District
All Students86%
Female92%
Male80%
Black73%
Asian American91%
Hispanic83%
Multiracialn/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged76%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilities42%
Students without disabilities90%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English89%

MathThis District
All Students73%
Female74%
Male73%
Black58%
Asian American89%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
White89%
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Students with disabilities18%
Students without disabilities78%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English77%
Source: CT Dept. of Education, 2012-2013

About the Tests

  • In 2008-2009 Connecticut used the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT) to test students' skills in reading, writing, science and math in grade 10.
  • The CAPT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
  • The different student groups are identified by the Connecticut Department of Education. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Testing in Connecticut: An Overview

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 Teachers

 
Teacher data was not reported for this district.

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 Students

 
Student Ethnicity
Information about this data
Source:
EthnicityThis DistrictState Average
Unspecified100%n/a

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 Spending Per Pupil

 

Finance data was not reported for this district.

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