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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Princeton Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Princeton Elementary School's student population of 750 students has stayed relatively flat 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
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Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Princeton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 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)
Overall School Rank
40%
37%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Princeton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Hispanic
17%
16%
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Black
9%
26%
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White
72%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Princeton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Princeton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.450.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Princeton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohnston County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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