Taunton Elementary School

  • Taunton Elementary School serves 378 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.
  • Taunton Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Taunton Elementary School's student population of 378 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Taunton Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,221 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Taunton Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.44. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
36%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Taunton Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
13%
27%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
78%
45%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Taunton Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.380.44
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHowell Township Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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