Princeton High School

  • Princeton High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Princeton High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Princeton High School's student population of 1,174 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers77 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Princeton High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Princeton High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3696 out of 7953 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
78%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
72%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
45%
52%
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Black
10%
13%
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White
43%
28%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Princeton High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.610.64
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Graduation Rate
93%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Princeton High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePrinceton Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

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