• Norwood School opened in 1929 and is located in a commercialized urban area in the northern section of Birmingham, AL  adjacent to Interstate 65.  Norwood is a Title I School with an enrollment of 275 students in grades Pre K -5.  The current population of Norwood is approximately 95% African American.  Approximately 98% of the students participate in the free/reduced lunch program.  Lewis also provides special education services to students who are Intellectually Disabled, Developmentally Delayed, Speech/Language Impaired, Emotionally Disturbed, those with Specific Learning Disabilities, the Gifted and assistance for students qualifying for 504 services.

     
         Norwood Elementary School provides a curriculum based on the State of Alabama's Course of Study as well as district pacing guides.  Students attend daily for 8:00 - 3:00 for 180 days.  All students receive instruction in physical education, library media and guidance.  We use a school-wide behavior plan based on the Positive Behavior Support Initiative.
     
         Additional programs offered at Norwood include Academic Bowl, Math Derby, Spelling Bee, Better Basics, Girl and Boy Scouts, Campfire Links-Up Mentoring Program, BETA Club, and GREAT (Gang Resistance Education Awareness Training.  Additional programs such as Readers on the Move Book Club, Pre K and Kindergarten Waterford Language Arts & Math,  MAGIC through the Alabama Symphony, Bell Chimers, Start with Art, Watershed through the Water Works Board, and the Birmingham Museum of Art.  A tutorial program is available to assist students who may need additional intervention through the Title I program and our Partner in Education-American Cast Iron Pipe Company (ACIPCO).  Another partnership with KBR provides our students with school supplies.  We also have a "Character Counts!" and Bully Free Prevention Program.