Maurice Hawk Elementary

Type Elementary school
Principal Denise Mengani
Location 303-305 Clarksville Road
Princeton Junction, NJ
USA 08550
Phone (609)716-5425
Fax (609)716-5439
District West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District
Enrolment 748 students (June 2005)
Grades Kindergarten to 3rd Grade
Website Maurice Hawk Elementary School

Maurice Hawk Elementary School is a neighborhood public school in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. It serves students from Kindergarten to Grade 3. The United States Department of Education has acknowledged Maurice Hawk as a Blue Ribbon School and the New Jersey Department of Education's Best Practices/STAR Program has recognized it in the area of educational technology. Maurice Hawk is also a participant in the E=mc2 program developing inquiry-based, constructivist science programs. 2003-04 enrollment was 732 students with an average class size of 18.8 students.

Maurice Hawk is in a relatively diverse neighborhood with 64.9% of students speaking English as a first language. 16.0% of students speak Hindi as a first language. In 2003-04, 5.7% of students were considered "Limited English Proficient". The playground is used by local residents for recreation outside of school hours.

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