1321 Stafford Drive
Princeton, WV 24740
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Princeton Senior High School serves 991 students in grades 9-12.
Princeton Senior High 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 top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 22% (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 51% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

School Overview

Princeton Senior High School's student population of 991 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
991 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
54 teachers
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School Rankings

Princeton Senior High 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 Senior High School is 0.22, 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
#390 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
51%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
Black
8%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Princeton Senior High School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
88%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
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
0.22
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Graduation Rate
87%
90%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Princeton Senior High 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)
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Princeton Senior High 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

5  
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.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 991 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 87% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 51% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Top 30%)

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