Princeton School serves 213 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Princeton School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
- School Type: Magnet School
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 213 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 6-9% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 40-44% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Princeton School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Princeton School's student population of 213 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Princeton School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Princeton School is 0.02, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#794 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Princeton School's ranking?
Princeton School is ranked #794 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Princeton School?
213 students attend Princeton School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
99% of Princeton School students are Black, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Princeton School?
Princeton School has a student ration of 14:1, which is lower than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Princeton School offer ?
Princeton School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Princeton School part of?
Princeton School is part of Birmingham City School District.
View the Princeton School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:
Specialty Schools Open Registration Deadline
January 16, 2024 (Tuesday)
March 25, 2024 (Monday)
Students' Last Day
June 04, 2024 (Tuesday)
Last Day for Teachers / Teacher Work Day
June 07, 2024 (Friday)
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