Princeton Elementary School

  • Princeton Elementary School serves 847 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Princeton Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.

School Overview

  • Princeton Elementary School's student population of 847 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students847 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Princeton Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Princeton Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,185 schools in Georgia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Princeton Elementary School is 0.17, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1852 out of 2185 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
41%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Princeton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Georgia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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Hispanic
6%
16%
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Black
91%
37%
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White
n/a
39%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Princeton Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Georgia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
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 GA.
Diversity Score0.170.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Princeton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 Georgia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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