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North Huntingdon, PA
Students enrolled: 1,647

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251 McMahon Dr
North Huntingdon, PA 15642

(724) 861-3005
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May 06, 2015
I am currently in the choral program at Norwin. Strictly talking about the ***majority*** of the music department, I completely agree with the student who posted in July 2013. I only see 2 major flaws: the over-competitiveness mentioned by the student from July 2013, and the lack of a GOOD anti-bullying policy. Yes, they have one, but they don't enforce it enough. Or maybe it's just not good enough, I don't know, I haven't read it recently. Either way, Norwin really needs to step it up with the anti-bullying and step it down with the competition/competitiveness.

- submitted by a student

October 02, 2013
NO GIFTED PROGRAM. Way to care about your best and brightest Norwin, shame on you! Put some more money into that stadium!

- submitted by a parent

July 30, 2013
Norwin teachers do not treat the kids well at all. They are very strict and they are so competitive. They want to win but sometimes that is too much. Norwin does have a great music program but you have to be willing to put in the effort.

- submitted by a student

February 19, 2013
Outstanding theatre program! Strictest school I know. Very much overreact to everything. Most teachers are average, some are great, and some are god awful at explaining things slowly.

- submitted by a student

May 08, 2012
This school has a great music program, and challenging academics. Most teachers are good. A few are great. I have found that there is little parent/teacher/administrator communication, and problems are ignored. Parents are not considered important. Students are not treated with respect. There are ridiculous, nit-picky rules, probably created by not treating students with respect. Add to that the enormous volume of homework; 4-6 hours per night, much more on weekends and holidays. Graduates have told me they have an enormous amount of free time in college and can actually relax.

- submitted by a parent

April 05, 2010
I consider myself lucky to work in this district and be a part of such a professional, caring, dedicated school district. Compared to other school districts in the area, Norwin is miles ahead of various districts in many different avenues. ....a great place to work!

- submitted by a teacher

March 27, 2010
the kids and teachers are mean and have not to much desire the school is loaded with drugs too

- submitted by a student

September 16, 2009
The teachers are hands on, and it has a great sports program

- submitted by a parent
no rating
November 12, 2008
I highly disagree with every person that said students weren't treated well. As an '07 graduate, I received nothing but incredible treatment by each and every one of my teachers. Every teacher that I had made themselves very accessible, and though most held very high standards for their students, they were also willing to give extra help. Now, upon being a second year college student at a selective university, I am able to see what a great education I was given. Despite my peers being honors college students, most haven't had the solid foundation that Norwin provides. Consider yourself/your child very fortunate if they were able to have a Norwin education.

- submitted by a student

May 11, 2007
Norwin has a great educational program. Its teachers rank among the best in Westmoreland County. They are caring and take our children's education seriously. Besides academics, their extra-curricular activities are tremendous. I'm proud to be a Norwin parent.

- submitted by a parent

June 09, 2006
Norwin does not have a bullying policy that works. The teachers and administrators I have approached do not even consider a problem. During parent orientations they provide info on bedtime, homework responsibilities and sports; but they did not even mention in oral or written form a policy for mutual respect or bullying.

- submitted by a parent

October 07, 2005
Horrible how the kids are treated

- submitted by a student

August 23, 2005
Best music program in Pennsylvania! Great faculty and staff throughout the school. Students very well prepared for college. Provides access to AP courses, gifted programs, and a variety of extra-curricular activites.

- submitted by a student

June 26, 2005
Norwin has an excellent music program and competitive sports teams. Academics are strong as well. As a graduate of this school I feel the ciriculum taught was relevant; it gave me a very good base for college.

- submitted by a student

September 09, 2004
My son is graduating from Norwin in May, 2005. I am so very impressed with the quality of the education he has received. The teachers are extremely professional and instill in the kids a passion for learning. I am very proud to tell people and my colleagues that my son goes to Norwin. We were also informed by a few of the universities my son visited that Norwin has an excellent reputation and meets high academic standards. Congratulations to a committed administration, faculty and school board. Thank you for making my son's high school experience a very positive one.

- submitted by a parent

September 09, 2004
Norwin has provided my children with a wonderful, well-rounded education. I commend the teachers and administration on doing a fine job. Keep up the good work.

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2004
Norwin school district is the most hypocritical school district in Westmoreland County. They do not care about their students.

- submitted by a parent
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Norwin Senior High School
251 McMahon Dr, North Huntingdon, PA  15642
(724) 861-3005
Last modified Norwin Senior High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Norwin Senior High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 24 reviews. Top