Princeton School

  • Princeton School serves 254 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Princeton School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Princeton School's student population of 254 students has grown by 5% 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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Gender % This chart display gender of Princeton School
Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Princeton School is ranked within the top 10% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Princeton School is 0.00, 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 School Rank (16-17)#121 out of 1263 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
44%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Princeton School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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Black
100%
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.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Princeton School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.000.59
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%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Princeton School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

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