Princeton Charter School

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Princeton Charter School
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Princeton Charter School is located in Mercer County, New Jersey
Princeton Charter School
Princeton Charter School
100 Bunn Drive
Princeton, NJ
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Type Charter School
Established 1997
Headmaster Lawrence D. Patton
Faculty 38 (on FTE basis)
Enrollment 348 (2014-15)
Student to teacher ratio 9:1
Campus 7 acres (2.8 ha)
Color(s) Red/Black
Mascot Hawk

The Princeton Charter School is a K-8 Charter school in Princeton, New Jersey. Admission to the school is by lottery, available to all residents of the town, and free of charge. The school was founded in 1997, following the passage, by the New Jersey Legislature of the Charter School Program Act of 1995. From the original class of 72, the school has grown to around 340 students. Students from the school go on to Princeton High School or one of several private schools in and around Princeton.[1] The Charter School is the top academic performer statewide, exceeding 100% of other public schools in standardized testing.[2]

Panorama of the campus


  1. "History and Mission". Princeton Charter School.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "New Jersey Department of Education, School Report Card" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Education School Report Card. Retrieved 24 June 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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