Norton High School (Massachusetts)

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Norton High School
Location
66 West Main Street
Norton, Massachusetts

United States
Coordinates 41°57′45″N 71°11′31″W / 41.96250°N 71.19194°W / 41.96250; -71.19194Coordinates: 41°57′45″N 71°11′31″W / 41.96250°N 71.19194°W / 41.96250; -71.19194
Information
Type Public
School district Norton Public Schools
NCES School ID 250900001451[1]
Principal Megan Lafayette[2]
Asst. Principal Geoffrey Zini
Faculty 38.41 (on FTE basis)[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrollment 758[1] (2010–11)
Student to teacher ratio 19.73:1[1]
Athletics conference Tri-Valley League
Mascot Lancer
Website

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.

Location[edit]

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

Clubs and organizations[edit]

Norton High School has 9 clubs and organizations, which include: 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). 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, and Tennis.

Renovations[edit]

The current renovation represents 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 will cost the town approximately $12 million.

References[edit]

[3]

  1. ^ a b c d "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Norton High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  2. ^ "About Us". Norton High School. Retrieved June 8, 2013. 
  3. ^ Norton High School Building Project