Princeton Senior High School

1321 Stafford Dr

Princeton, WV 24740-2467

Grades: 9-12

1,101 students

Princeton Senior High School serves 1,101 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 8%.
Princeton Senior High School operates within the Mercer County s School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1101 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,101 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 62 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 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 18:1 14:1
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Black
7%
5%
White
91%
92%
All Ethnic Groups
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
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.
49%
47%
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
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,741 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,280 is less than the state average of $11,815. The district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,626 is less than the state average of $11,723. The district spending/student has grown by 16% over four years.
School District Name Mercer County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
10
Number of Students Managed 9,741 3,736
Graduation Rate 69% 79%
District Total Revenue $98 MM $44 MM
District Spending $101 MM $44 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,280 $11,815
District Spending / Student $10,626 $11,723
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby 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
    1397 Stafford Dr
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-9551
    Vocational School

    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-12 | n/a students                      
  • PrincetonPrinceton Primary School
    219b Old Bluefield Rd
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)487-3904
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-2 | 563 students                      
  • PrincetonMercer Elementary School
    1200 Mercer St
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-3160
    0.5 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 340 students                      
  • PrincetonPrinceton Middle School
    300 North Johnston St
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-7517
    0.6 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 535 students                      
  • PrincetonStraley Elementary School
    810 Straley Ave
    PrincetonWV 24740
    (304)425-3173
    0.8 mi | Gr. 3-5 | 204 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended November 15, 2012 - 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

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