Taunton Elementary School

  • Taunton Elementary School serves 439 students in grades KG-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the NJ average of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Taunton Elementary School operates within the Howell Township Public School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 439 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades KG-5
Total Students439 students
Taunton Elementary School Total Students (1987-2015)
Gender %Taunton Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Taunton Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeTaunton Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NJ) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
Taunton Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
10%
Taunton Elementary School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
12%
25%
Taunton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
Black
7%
16%
Taunton Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
79%
48%
Taunton Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsTaunton Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNJ All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.360.68
Taunton Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
14%
31%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
3%
5%
Taunton Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Howell Township Public School District's student population of 6,123 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,258 is higher than the state average of $19,116. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,353 is less than the state average of $19,190. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameHowell Township Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
12
2
Number of Students Managed6,123954
Howell Township Public School District Students Managed (1989-2015)
District Total Revenue$123 MM$20 MM
Howell Township Public School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$117 MM$20 MM
Howell Township Public School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$19,258$19,116
Howell Township Public School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$18,353$19,190
Howell Township Public School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HowellNewbury Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 352 students
    0.5 miles
    179 Newbury Road
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2491
    0.5PK-5352
  • HowellLand O'pines Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    1.5 miles
    1 Pirates Way
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2489
    1.5PK-5517
  • HowellAldrich Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 545 students
    1.6 miles
    615 Aldrich Road
    HowellNJ 07731
    (732)751-2483
    1.6KG-5545
  • JacksonSylvia Rosenauer Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 303 students
    2.7 miles
    60 Citadel Drive
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4630
    2.7PK-5303
  • JacksonCrawford-rodriguez Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 783 students
    2.8 miles
    1025 Larsen Road
    JacksonNJ 08527
    (732)833-4690
    2.8KG-5783

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
January 01, 2018
The city of New York has announced they are bringing back mandatory sex-ed courses for the first time in 20 years, in light of skyrocketing teen pregnancy rates far above the national average.
January 01, 2018
We’ll look at the many challenges facing schools in New York and New Jersey, as they struggle to get ready for students and balance the ongoing need to provide shelter to those displaced by the storm.
January 01, 2018
Students have headed back to school across the country, but are greeted by new security technology and armed security guards. We take a look at Post-Newtown public education.