Taunton Elementary School

41 Taunton Dr

Howell, NJ 07731-2147

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

445 students

Taunton Elementary School serves 445 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Taunton Elementary School operates within the Howell Township School District.

Overview

The student population of 445 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 445 students
Taunton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Taunton Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Taunton Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 12:1
Taunton Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
9%
Taunton Elementary School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
10%
24%
Taunton Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
5%
17%
Taunton Elementary School Black (1988-2013)
White
83%
49%
Taunton Elementary School White (1988-2013)
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.
0.30 0.42
Taunton Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
31%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
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.
n/a
6%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,700 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Howell Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 6,700 983
District Total Revenue $119 MM $20 MM
District Spending $110 MM $19 MM
District Revenue / Student $17,179 $20,414
Howell Township School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,872 $19,395
Howell Township School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Howell High School (3.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Howell Township Middle School North (3.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Newbury Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HowellNewbury Elementary School
    179 Newbury Rd
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2491
    0.4 mi | 384 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HowellLand O'pines Elementary School
    1 Pirates Way
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2489
    1.4 mi | 505 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • HowellAldrich Elementary School
    615 Aldrich Rd
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2483
    1.7 mi | 527 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • JacksonSylvia Rosenauer Elementary School
    60 Citadel Dr
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4630
    2.8 mi | 308 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • JacksonHoward C. Johnson Elementary School
    1021 Larsen Rd
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4640
    2.8 mi | 588 students | Gr. KG-5                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?        

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Articles
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Schools Demand Students' Social Media Passwords
Recent legislation that allows Illinois public schools to demand students’ social media passwords has renewed the debate about students’ right to privacy at school.
Measles in School: A Parent’s Guide in 2015
Measles, the once eradicated disease, has made a comeback in the U.S. in recent months, and a recent study estimates only 50% of people are immunized. The outbreak has raised questions about immunizations and the safety of children in public schools. Learn how to keep your children healthy and reduce their measles risk.
The Surprising Way Schools are Saving Money on Ed Tech
With technology advancing and changing faster than ever, how can educators and schools keep up? The answer: refurbished ed tech.