Norwell High School

Norwell High School: 
Marc Bender,  Principal (781) 659-8810; Email: marc.bender@norwellschools.org
Jennifer Greenberg, Assistant Principal (781) 659-8808; Email: jennifer.greenberg@norwellschools.org
Matthew Marani, Assistant Principal (781) 659-8808; Email: matthew.marani@norwellschools.org
http://www.norwellschools.org/nhs

 

Providing a college preparatory curriculum for all students, Norwell High School is an academically rigorous secondary school accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The high school’s 673 students take at least five major subjects and are required to carry a minimum of six courses per semester. Graduation requirements include the successful completion of four years of English, mathematics, science, and social studies, as well as courses in the unified arts and computer science, and a minimum of three years of foreign language. Eighteen Advanced Placement courses are offered in art, biology, calculus, chemistry, English composition, English literature, European history, French, Latin, physics, psychology, Spanish, statistics, U.S. government, and. U.S. history. In addition to the Advanced Placement program, Norwell High School partners with Syracuse University’s Project Advance to offer college-level coursework in Latin, Spanish and French. As a part of a district 1:1 technology initiative, all students are issued an iPad to support their academic learning and development as digital citizens. Over 90% of Norwell High School students participate in co-curricular programs (athletics, drama, music, publications and clubs). Norwell High School students consistently score above the state and national averages on the SAT and other standardized tests, and 96.8% of the Class of 2017 are pursuing post secondary education, with 95.2% of the class going on to four year colleges. Norwell students are also eligible to attend South Shore Vocational Technical High School in Hanover, which offers a wide variety of career-oriented programs.