Taunton Elementary School

41 Taunton Drive
Howell, NJ 07731
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Taunton Elementary School serves 377 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-44% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 36%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 47%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Taunton Elementary School's student population of 377 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-2
Total Students
377 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Taunton Elementary School is 0.40, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NJ)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
40-44%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
32%
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Black
4%
15%
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White
77%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% NJ state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend Taunton Elementary School?
377 students attend Taunton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
77% of Taunton Elementary School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Asian, and 4% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Taunton Elementary School?
Taunton Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does Taunton Elementary School offer ?
Taunton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-2
What school district is Taunton Elementary School part of?
Taunton Elementary School is part of Howell Township Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-2
  • Enrollment: 377 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 23%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 40-44%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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