Princeton Elementary School

  • Princeton Elementary School serves 750 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 42% (which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Princeton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Princeton Elementary School operates within the Johnston County s School District.

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School Overview

  • Princeton Elementary School's student population of 750 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students750 students
Princeton Elementary School Total Students (2010-2016)
Gender %Princeton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
Princeton Elementary School Total Teachers (2010-2016)
Students by GradePrinceton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Princeton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Princeton Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Princeton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (2010-2016)
Hispanic
17%
16%
Princeton Elementary School Black Students (2010-2016)
Black
9%
26%
Princeton Elementary School Black Students (2010-2016)
White
72%
50%
Princeton Elementary School White Students (2010-2016)
Two or more races
2%
4%
Princeton Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsPrinceton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.450.46
Princeton Elementary School Diversity Score (2010-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
Princeton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2010-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
Princeton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2010-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Princeton Elementary School is Johnston County s School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Johnston County s School District's student population of 34,857 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,681 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 41% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $9,660 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
    School District NameJohnston County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    46
    1
    Number of Students Managed34,857870
    Johnston County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    45%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    48%
    47%
    District Total Revenue$394 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$326 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,681$8,969
    District Spending / Student$9,660$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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