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Norwalk High School
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11356 Leffingwell Road

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TypePublic High School
Established1956
School districtNorwalk-La Mirada Unified School District
PrincipalDavid Olea
Grades9-12
Enrollment2,025 (2019-20)[2]
LanguageEnglish
CampusUrban
Color(s)Purple, Gold and White    [1]
MascotLancers
NewspaperThe Voice
WebsiteNorwalk High School website

Norwalk High School is a high school in Norwalk, California. It is a member school of the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District. It was established in 1956. Norwalk High School is fully accredited by the Western Associations of Schools and Colleges. It is certified to award a traditional American high school diploma. English is the main language of instruction. The current principal is David Olea.

History

The school was established in 1956. In the 2006–07 school year, the school celebrated its 50th anniversary. As of 2014–15, the average class size was 29.3 students.[3]

Curriculum

Norwalk High School follows the University of California & California State University's 4-years college-prep curriculum. Norwalk High School also divides into specialized programs: PLTW Biomedical Engineering, PLTW Computer Science, PLTW Engineering, Advanced Placement, Medical Academy, LA Fame (visual and performing arts), Gifted and Talented Education, English as Second Language Support, Seal of Biliteracy and Special Education.

The school offers various advanced courses such as AP courses, Early College Program, AVID, and many more. It is an examination center for the SAT, ACT, AP exams and other college-requirement tests. In addition to American high school diploma, Norwalk High School is authorized to award the Seal of Biliteracy, a seal certified to students who have proficiency in English and other foreign languages. The school offers an English as Second Language program for students who need additional support with English.

Extracurricular activities

Norwalk High School has many clubs and activities for students. The following list should not be considered exhaustive: Associated Student Body, Marching Band, Concert Band, Wind Ensemble, Jazz Band, Choir/Sing Club, Bible Club, The Voice Newspaper, Yearbook Club, French Club, California Scholarship Federation, Key Club, Academic Decathlon, Shared Decision Making Council, Art Club, AVID Club, Millennium Club, Culinary Club, Dance Club, Debate Club, Film Club, Interact Club, MECHA Club, Spanish Club, Theatrics Club, Women Empowerment Club, Green Team, and First Aid Club. Students participate in these clubs, which might sometimes include a component of volunteer work.

Besides clubs, many students participate in athletics, which include Cross Country, Soccer, Football, Softball, Baseball, Tennis, Track and Field, Wrestling, Basketball and Volleyball.

Notable alumni

References

  1. ^ "Maxpreps.com".
  2. ^ "Norwalk High". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  3. ^ "EdData - School Profile - Norwalk High".