Princeton School

Princeton School serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Princeton School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

Princeton School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Princeton School's student population of 254 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students254 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

Princeton School is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Princeton School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#229 out of 1270 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
8%
Black
98%
33%
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White
n/a
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Princeton School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.040.59
This chart display the diversity score of Princeton School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Princeton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBirmingham City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Princeton School is Family Court High School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Pleasant Grove Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School Math: 82% | Reading: 94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 6-8 | 282 students
    0.6 miles
    805 7th Ave
    Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
    (205) 379-5280
    0.6 6-8 282
  • Birmingham Bush Hills Academy Math: 8% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 476 students
    0.7 miles
    900 16th Street West
    Birmingham, AL 35208
    (205) 231-6370
    0.7 PK-8 476
  • Birmingham Hemphill Elementary School Math: 16% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 480 students
    0.8 miles
    714 12th Street Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 231-7500
    0.8 PK-5 480
  • Birmingham Minor Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 455 students
    1.3 miles
    2425 Ave Sensley
    Birmingham, AL 35218
    (205) 231-6555
    1.3 PK-5 455
  • Birmingham West End Academy Math: 18% | Reading: 18%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 640 students
    1.4 miles
    1840 Pearson Avenue Sw
    Birmingham, AL 35211
    (205) 231-1742
    1.4 PK-5 640

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