Princeton High School

1000 East Princeton Dr

Princeton, TX 75407-1002

Tel: (469)952-5400
Grades: 9-12

891 students

Princeton High School serves 891 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 69%.
Princeton High School operates within the Princeton Independent School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 891 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 63 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 891 students
Princeton High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 63 teachers
Princeton High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Princeton High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
Princeton High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Princeton High School American Indian (1992-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Princeton High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
33%
50%
Princeton High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
8%
13%
Princeton High School Black (1988-2012)
White
54%
31%
Princeton High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Princeton High School Sch Ethnicity Princeton High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.41
Princeton High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
44%
44%
Princeton High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Princeton High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,253 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Princeton Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
8
4
Number of Students Managed 3,253 730
Princeton Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 80%
Princeton Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $9 MM
Princeton Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $47 MM $9 MM
Princeton Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,436 $11,947
Princeton Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,978 $12,666
Princeton Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Princeton/farmersville Daep (1.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Clark Junior High School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Princeton/farmersville Daep (1.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PrincetonClark Junior High School
    301 Panther Parkway
    PrincetonTX 75407
    (469)952-5400
    1.6 mi | 472 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • PrincetonPrinceton/farmersville Daep
    Alternative School
    321 Panther Parkway
    PrincetonTX 75407
    (469)952-5400
    Alternative School

    1.6 mi | n/a students | Gr. 1-12                      
  • PrincetonPrinceton Special Programs Center
    Alternative School
    600 Mabel Ave
    PrincetonTX 75407
    (469)952-5400
    Alternative School

    1.7 mi | n/a students | Gr. KG-12                      
  • PrincetonHuddleston Intermediate
    301 North Fifth St
    PrincetonTX 75407
    (469)952-5400
    1.8 mi | 247 students | Gr. 6                      
  • PrincetonGodwin Elementary School
    1019 North 6th St
    PrincetonTX 75407
    (469)952-5400
    1.9 mi | 478 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Collin County, TX public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.54, which is higher than the Texas average of 0.41. The most diverse school district in Collin County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Texas or national school diversity statistics.