• Norman High School Profile

    2017 - 2018

     

    911 West Main Street
    Norman, Oklahoma 73069
    405-366-5812
    FAX: 405-366-5945

    www.normanpublicschools.org
    CEEB: 372-555

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    Mission Statement

    Tigers of Character

    CIVITAS – LITTERAE – VIRTUS

    Citizenship, Scholarship & Character

     

    Norman High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school with a growing enrollment of 2,150 students.  It is accredited by North Central Association, the Oklahoma State Department of Education and the Oklahoma Secondary Schools Association.  The school year consists of two 18-week semesters with a 7 class flexible schedule, consisting of 55 minute periods.

  • ADMINISTRATION

    Scott Beck, Principal

    Clinette Franks, Assistant Principal

    Nichole Davis, Assistant Principal

    Shayna Kutt, Assistant Principal

    Kristy Smith, 9th Grade Principal

  • GUIDANCE

    Katie Cortest,  9th Grade Counselor

    Deana Edgar, Counselor

    Michael Grubb, Counselor

    Melanie Hayes, Counselor

    Hailey Thomas, Counselor

    Kelly Storm, Counselor

    Terri Stafford, Registrar

  • STAFF

    Certified Personnel – 127

    (PhD/EdD=5; MA=63; BA=59)

    Support – 35

    Counselors – 6

    Administrators – 5

    Student/Teacher Ratio – 16:1

  • COMMUNITY OF NORMAN

    Norman High School is part of the Norman Independent School District.  Our city is a thriving community of steady corporate and residential growth.  It is known for its civic pride and business opportunities.  Norman has a population of over 118,119, making it the third largest city in Oklahoma.  The school district instructs over 17,500 students in 17 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, an alternative high school and 2 senior high schools.   Norman residents are able to enjoy many cultural, recreational, and entertainment choices.  Oklahoma City is only 25 minutes away with additional venues.

    Major industries include:  Hitachi Corporation, Johnson Controls, National Oceanographic & Aeronautical, National Weather Center, University of Oklahoma, and the U.S. Postal Training Center.

    CURRICULUM HIGHLIGHTS

    Con-Current Enrollment 

    Juniors and seniors may take courses at local colleges and universities.

    Career Education Through different programs at NHS students are allowed to incorporate work experience into their academic plans. Orange Thumb and Tiger Stop are school business owned and operated by students in different academic areas including Business Education, Art, Family & Consumer Science and Agricultural Education.  See our web page for more details.  Students interested in technical and career-specific skills to prepare for such careers as automotive, child care, computers, construction, cosmetology, industrial technology, health care, and landscape may enroll in a two-year program at Moore-Norman Technology Center.  Bus transportation is provided both a.m. and p.m.  

    Communications  Journalism students produce The Trail yearbook which has received state and national awards.  Norman High also publishes a student newspaper, Tiger Tribune, which is available on line at tigertribune@gmail.com   Students are provided the opportunity to study broadcasting through the production of District-wide programs on a local cable TV Channel 18.

    Special Education  Norman Public Schools provides comprehensive services to qualifying students. 

    Fine & Performing Arts  Norman High School offers a wide array of courses allowing for an in-depth exploration of the arts.  Drawing, photography, painting, drama, modern dance are some of its specialized areas.  The music department encompasses marching band, orchestra, and choral programs.  All have received superior and top honors at competitions. A musical showcasing the talents of many of our students is performed each fall.        

    Alternative Education An alternative high school program offers a different approach to learning with a nontraditional curriculum in a less structured environment.

    Guidance and Counseling  A team of six counselors provides support and services to students in areas including course placement, personal adjustment, and college and career counseling.

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    GRADING SCALE

    Rank and grade point averages are based on a 4.0 scale and are not weighted.

    A = 90 - 100
    B = 80 - 89 
    C= 70 - 79
    D = 60 - 69
    F = 0 - 59

  • *Fine Arts: Two units or competencies must be earned sometime during the 4 years of high school.

    Semester-long courses equal .5 units

    Year-long courses equal 1 unit

    209.5 different courses are offered for credit at NHS.

    An additional 28 courses are offered at the Technology Center.

     

    GPA DISTRIBUTION

    463 Graduates in 2017

    #1 Rank, 26 students       4.0

    Top 25%,                      >3.665              

    Top 33%,                      >3.488

    Top 50%                       >3.143

  • STATISTICS FOR NORMAN HIGH SCHOOL

    SAT SCORES

    37 students tested in 16 - 17

     

    Reading

    Math

    Writing

    Year

    NHS

    State

    Nat’l

    NHS

    State

    Nat’l

    NHS

    State

    Nat’l

    12 - 13

    599

    571

    496

    571

    569

    514

    577

    549

    488

    13 - 14

    633

    576

    497

    623

    571

    513

    599

    550

    487

    14 - 15

    595

    576

    495

    575

    569

    511

    554

    548

    484

    15 - 16

    593

    582

    494

    585

    573

    508

    583

    553

    482

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    EBRW

    Math

     

     

     

     

    NHS

    State

    Nat’l

    NHS

    State

    Nat’l

     

     

     

    16 - 17

    628

    520

    538

    606

    508

    533

     

     

     


    ACT SCORES

    443 students tested for 16 - 17

    Year

    NHS

    State

    Nat’l

    12 - 13

    22.4

    20.8

    20.9

    13 - 14

    21.7

    20.3

    21.0

    14 - 15

    22.5

    20.7

    21.0

    15 - 16

    22.3

    20.7

    21.0

    16 - 17

    21.3

    19.4

    21.0

     

    NATIONAL MERIT RECOGNITION

    Year

    Commended

    Semi-Final

    Final

    12 – 13

    3

    0

    4

    13 - 14

    5

    0

    8

    14 - 15

    5

    0

    4

    15 - 16

    2

    0

    5

    16 - 17

    1

    1

    4

      

    OKLAHOMA ACADEMIC SCHOLARS

    Year

    Number

    11 – 12

    45

    12 – 13

    41

    13 – 14

    48

    14 – 15

    42

    15 – 16

    41

    16 – 17

    52

     

     ALL STATE STUDENTS

    Year

    Academics

    Athletics

    Fine Arts

    11 - 12

    1

    12

    50

    12 - 13

    2

    13

    54

    13 - 14

    2

    14

    53

    14 - 15

    2

    10

    50

    15 - 16

    2

    9

    48

    16 - 17

    2

    10

    50

     

    ADVANCED COURSE OFFERINGS

    Pre-AP English l & 2
    Advanced Placement English Language
    Advanced Placement Literature & Composition
    AEGIS English (advanced mentor) III & IV

    College Prep World History
    Advanced Placement American History
    Advanced Placement European History
    Advanced Placement Government & Politics-US & Comparative
    Advanced Placement Human Geography
    Advanced Placement World History

    College Prep Biology
    Advanced Placement Biology II
    College Prep Chemistry I
    Advanced Placement Chemistry
    Advanced Placement Physics B & C
    Advanced Placement Environmental Science

    Advanced Placement Calculus AB & BC
    Advanced Placement Statistics
    Math Analysis
    AEGIS Mathematics (advanced mentor) III & IV

    Advanced Placement Capstone III
    Advanced Placement Capstone IV

    Advanced Placement Computer Science A

    Advanced Placement Psychology

    Advanced Placement Studio Art

    Advanced Placement Spanish Language
    Advanced Placement French Language
    Advanced Placement Latin: Vergil

     

    Advanced Placement courses passed with a 3, 4, or 5:   60%

    161 seniors took 532 Advanced Placement tests.

     

    Advanced Placement Scholars

    National AP Scholar:

    1 student qualified by earning 4 or more on all AP exams taken with 4 or better and scores on nine or more exams.

    AP Scholar with Distinction Award:

    18 students qualified with an average score of 3.5 on all AP exams taken, and scores of 3 or better on 5 or more exams.

    AP Scholar with Honors

    28 students qualified with an average score of 3.25 on all exams taken, and scores of 3 or above on at least 4 AP exams.

    AP Scholar:

    54 students qualified for the award by earning a score of 3 or above on at least 3 AP exams.