Taunton Elementary School

Taunton Elementary School serves 446 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NJ average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 446 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 24% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 446 students
Taunton Elementary School Total Students (1989-2014)
Gender % Taunton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Taunton Elementary School Total Teachers (1989-2014)
Students by Grade Taunton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.33 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 11:1 13:1
Taunton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Taunton Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
11%
24%
Taunton Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
6%
16%
Taunton Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
81%
49%
Taunton Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
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 0.42
Taunton Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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%
32%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2014)
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.
3%
5%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Howell Township School District's student population of 6,269 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,090 in this district is less than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,239 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Howell Township School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed 6,269 918
Howell Township School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $123 MM $20 MM
Howell Township School District District Total Revenue (1992-2012)
District Spending $117 MM $20 MM
Howell Township School District District Spending (1992-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,090 $19,116
Howell Township School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,239 $19,190
Howell Township School District District Spending / Student (1990-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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