L.G. Nourse Elementary School
L.G. Nourse Elementary School is for children in preschool through 3rd grade. The new principal is Catherine Luke.
- Hours: Mon - Fri, 7:30am - 2:30pm; Sat - Sun, closed.
- Handicap Accessible: Located at street level.
- Founding Date: 1960
- Number of students: 350
- Public/Private: Public
- Financial aid: No
- Accreditation/licenses: National Association for the Education of Young Children Accreditation
- Student-to-teacher ratio: 21:1
- Number of faculty: 59
- How engaged is the school with the community?: The goal, according to Klingaman, is to have high community engagement. The school works with local businesses such as Personal Best Karate for a bullying program, Wheaton College and local seniors.
- What makes this community special?: "The school community is special. We have an active parent group. In Norton, generally the community works together. It's a close community," Klingaman said.
- Grade levels: Preschool - 3rd grade
- Special education: Yes
- Features: Auditorium/stage, Cafeteria, Computer lab, Infirmary, Language lab, Library, Sports facilities
- Extracurricular activities available: There are after school enrichment and arts programs.