Taunton Elementary School

41 Taunton Dr,

Howell, NJ, 07731-2147

Tel: (732)751-2497
Grades: KG-5

462 students

Taunton Elementary School serves 462 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Taunton Elementary School operates within the Howell Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 462 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 462 students
Taunton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Taunton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Taunton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.92. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 12:1
Taunton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
9%
Taunton Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
9%
23%
Taunton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
6%
17%
Taunton Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
81%
51%
Taunton Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Taunton Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Taunton Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.33 0.92
Taunton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
13%
29%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
6%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,522 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
School District Name Howell Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 6,522 900
Howell Township School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $119 MM n/a
Howell Township School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $110 MM n/a
Howell Township School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,179 $0
Howell Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,872 $0
Howell Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Howell High School (3.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Howell Township M S North Middle School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newbury Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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