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About This School

Charles Street Elementary School is a public elementary school in Palmyra. The principal of Charles Street Elementary School is Mrs Jeanne Barber, who can be contacted at jbarber@palmyra.k12.nj.us. 499 students attend Charles Street Elementary School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Multiracial. 2% of the Charles Street Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 41% of the 499 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. Class size at Charles Street Elementary School is 17, and the ratio of students to teachers is 9:1. Eleanor Rush Intermediate School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Drawing painting
  • Languages Taught

    • Spanish
  • Sports

    • Basketball
    • P.E. classes

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 60% 64%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 2%
Multiracial 3% %
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 22% 25%
Hispanic 12% 8%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 41% 28%
Limited English proficiency 2% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (10 months ago)

    Both of my sons are currently at CS school. They are both bullied.. to the point that my one child cries and I have to bribe him to go into the school. Why isn't something being done about this? My one child is special needs and constantly tells me how this one child calls him names and makes a fist at him (this has been going on for YEARS). I pay an astronomical amount in rent just so my children can go to CS school. I will move if my children are bullied AGAIN this year.

  • (11 months ago)

    a very good school great teachers but bullying does exsist here and not much is done to protect our children from bullys.my cousin has been bullied for about two years off and on.she crys she dont want to go back to school. palmyra needs to do something before something bad happens to one of our children.

  • (3 years ago)

    Overall good school however one of my children is subjected to bullying and nothing is being done to stop it. In fact my child is removed from play ground activities when the "bully" joins in rather than removing the other child. This and turning their heads is how bullying is dealt with. This child has a reputation and is well known in the school so therefore will be permitted to continue in this manner as she moves on to high school. Such a shame... On top of this a booklet of names addresses and phone numbers has been published and distributed so children can live in fear after school is out!

  • (3 years ago)

    Great school with a lot of good teachers and support staff. It also has a Great after school program!

  • (3 years ago)

    Charles St is a good school with a very friendly atmosphere. Some of the systems in place seem a little old-fashioned and I think the administration is out of touch but we have had nothing but great teacher experiences.

  • (4 years ago)

    This is my first year for both my boys there. One of my kids has a phenominal teacher! Superb and you can tell she absolutely loves all her school kids it shows in his work and development he has excelled by far. Than there's my other son who's teacher I am not quite as fond with. ( He struggles and I feel as though he's being criticized for not achieving like he should be he never had this problem at all from the school we came from so it's frustrating for all of us.

  • (6 years ago)

    I have four children that have attended Charles Street School and all four have suffered from bullying and extreme stress not just from other peers but from teachers as well. This is something I have personally witnessed not just stories from my kids. There are a handful of teachers that are extremely gifted and wonderful I just wish there were more. Currently two children attend another school and have excelled; unfortunately 2 children still attend and I am now looking for another school for them to go to. Nothing breaks a mother's heart more than to see the light within their child go dim because of what they have to endure in an environment meant to nurture them and help them to grow up to be productive young adults.

  • (7 years ago)

    I think the teachers at Charles St. are exceptional. They really care about their students and communicate well with the parents. The diversity at this school is great! There is a tremendous amount of parent participation for everything that goes on here.

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