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NFA Facts

2014 Total Enrollment: 2,322

Courses offered: Over 275 with over 20 Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings

Languages offered: American Sign Language, Arabic, Chinese, French, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish

Athletic Teams: NFA is home to over 70 interscholastic Varsity, Junior Varsity and frosh teams

Student-Teacher Ratio: 18:1

Average Classroom Size: 19


School Colors: Red and White

Mascot: Wildcat


2014 NFA SAT Scores - Combined: 1487, National Average – Combined: 1497


Languages spoken by students and faculty: more than 26

Countries represented by students: almost 30


84% of our graduates go immediately on to attend college. The class of 2011 is headed for Boston College, Brown University, Central Connecticut State University, Clemson University, Culinary Institute of America, Eastern Connecticut State University, Fashion Institute of Technology - NYC, George Mason University, New York University, Rutgers, Temple University, Three Rivers Community College, Tulane University, University of Connecticut, University of Notre Dame, Villanova and many more.


Over 38,000 Wildcats have graduated in the 150 year history of NFA including notable alumni like New York Times bestselling author Wally Lamb, Oakland Raiders defensive end Matt Shaughnessey #77,  Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr. and Edwin H. Land – scientist, inventor and co-founder of Polaroid just to name a few.


NFA is the only high school serving secondary students in the country with a nationally respected art museum on campus.


2014 Norwich Free Academy Profile (printable version)

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