Maurice Hawk Elementary
|Location|| 303-305 Clarksville Road|
Princeton Junction, NJ
|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.