Princeton Senior High School

Princeton Senior High School serves 1,061 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 9%.
Princeton Senior High School operates within the Mercer County s School District.
The school district's 71% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

The student population of 1061 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 61 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,061 students
Princeton Senior High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Princeton Senior High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Princeton Senior High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Princeton Senior High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.17 is more than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Princeton Senior High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
1%
Princeton Senior High School Asian Students (2000-2014)
Black
8%
5%
Princeton Senior High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
91%
91%
Princeton Senior High School White Students (1990-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Princeton Senior High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.12
Princeton Senior High School Diversity Score (1990-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
23%
Princeton Senior High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
3%
Princeton Senior High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,585 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 71% has decreased from 97% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,451 is less than the state average of $11,650. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $12,105 is less than the state average of $12,559. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Mercer County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
10
Number of Students Managed 9,585 3,691
Mercer County s School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 71% 80%
Mercer County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $100 MM $43 MM
Mercer County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $116 MM $46 MM
Mercer County s School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,451 $11,650
Mercer County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $12,105 $12,559
Mercer County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mercer County Technical Education Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Mercer County Technical Education Center (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mercer County Technical Education Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • PrincetonMercer County Technical Education Center
    Vocational School
    0.3 miles | Grades: PK-121397 Stafford Dr
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-9551
    0.3PK-12n/a
  • PrincetonPrinceton Primary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: KG-2 | 565 students180 Tiger Dr
    PrincetonWV 24739
    (304)487-3904
    0.4KG-2565
  • PrincetonMercer Elementary School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 332 students1200 Mercer St
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-3160
    0.53-5332
  • PrincetonPrinceton Middle School
    0.6 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 568 students300 North Johnston St
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-7517
    0.66-8568
  • PrincetonStraley Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 185 students810 Straley Ave
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-3173
    0.83-5185

School Reviews

There are a lot of opportunities here. Students excel in academics. Band and Madrigals are second to none. There are a lot of sports activities too for both girls and boys. The teachers are willing to help students and really care about the students.
- Posted by Parent, 11/15/12

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