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School Overview

A community of students, teachers, administrators and families, NHS embraces its diversity and encourages intellectual curiosity. Each day, students are challenged to become knowledgeable, ethical citizens capable of making independent and collaborative decisions in real-world settings.

Students have the opportunity to explore the diverse course offerings through the Program of Studies, enabling them to be best prepared for college or employment upon completion of their senior year. With a wide variety of courses to choose from, NHS students can choose to follow their interests from STEM to social justice, journalism and more. Advanced Placement and Honors courses are also available for students looking for a more rigorous course of study.

Norwalk High School has academies and pathways within the school including the Digital Media & Communications Academy, Culinary, Project Lead the Way and Interdisciplinary Global Engagement. Each academy is a smaller learning community within the school with multiple pathways to success.

The NHS Music Department has a long history of excellence from top performing vocal ensembles, renowned musical productions, concert band, a nationally recognized marching band and string orchestra. Students may choose to take an AP music theory course.

As BEARS, we embrace our community partners and have comprehensive support structures allowing us to offer a plethora of wellness opportunities for our students and families. NHS offers many after school sports activities including soccer, field hockey, basketball, football, swimming and more. The Norwalk Bears baseball team earned the title of State Champions in 2021. Students can engage in a variety of clubs such as Bears Beating Cancer, Bears Reaching Out Within Norwalk, buildOn, Gaming Club and Bear Pack. Our Air Force Junior ROTC program offers leadership and service opportunities.

In the following pages, watch a message from our principal, meet our administration, search for members of our faculty and staff and read the latest news at Norwalk High School.

How to Get to Norwalk High School

Address: 23 Calvin Murphy Drive, Norwalk, CT 06851

FROM I-95
Take Exit 16; southbound turn right, northbound turn left onto US 1. From US 1 turn right onto Strawberry Ave. Once on Strawberry Ave, and at the first light, turn left onto County. School is on right.

FROM MERRITT PARKWAY (RTE. 15)
Take Exit 41: southbound turn right, northbound turn left. Proceed on Rte. 33 to US 1 and turn right. Proceed on US 1 to Strawberry Ave. Turn left. At first light, turn left onto County. School is on right.  

To contact Norwalk High School:

Phone: 203-838-4481
Fax: 203-899-2815