300 N. Johnston Street
Princeton, WV 24740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Princeton Middle School serves 515 students in grades 6-8.
Princeton Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 41% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Princeton Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

Princeton Middle School's student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
515 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Princeton Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Princeton Middle School is 0.29, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#388 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
41%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
7%
4%
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White
84%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score
0.29
This chart display the diversity score of Princeton Middle School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Princeton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Princeton Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
Poor school. IEPs not followed. Constantly on social media for it being the worst school in the county for bullying. Also, does not adhere to the dress code in force. Adm. and personnel just give excuses not solutions.
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5  
We love this school!! We went there for three years and they were the best three years of Our whole lives!We love Mr. Adkins and Mr. Buckner!! Your the Best! love always, Double L
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 515 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 16%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WV
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.29 (Top 20%)

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