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Overview

School District NameMercer County Schools School District
School District Phone Number(304) 487-1551
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
# of Schools28 Schools736 Schools
# of Students9,051 Students272,869 Students
# of Teachers617 Teachers18,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

  • Mercer County Schools School District, which is ranked within the
    5/
    10
    , bottom 50% of all 56 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 79% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Mercer County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Mercer County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
89%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Mercer County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.280.19
# of American Indian Students7 Students252 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students40 Students1,818 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# of Hispanic Students85 Students4,920 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# of Black Students867 Students11,772 Students
% Black Students
10%
4%
# of White Students7,624 Students245,545 Students
% White Students
84%
90%
# of Hawaiian Students3 Students118 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students425 Students8,438 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:60517,002
# of Students in Kindergarten:67119,787
# of Students in 1st Grade:67419,402
# of Students in 2nd Grade:66819,150
# of Students in 3rd Grade:69819,659
# of Students in 4th Grade:70620,069
# of Students in 5th Grade:67520,218
# of Students in 6th Grade:62519,539
# of Students in 7th Grade:60519,780
# of Students in 8th Grade:61919,958
# of Students in 9th Grade:68521,317
# of Students in 10th Grade:64220,164
# of Students in 11th Grade:58718,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:59118,277
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,321 in this school district is less than the state average of 11778. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $11,953 is less than the state average of $12,810. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$100 MM$2 MM
This chart display total revenue of Mercer County Schools  School District and average revenue for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending$116 MM$5 MM
This chart display total spending of Mercer County Schools  School District and average spending for each school distric in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,32111778
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Mercer County Schools  School District and average revenue per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$11,95312810
This chart display average spending per public school student in Mercer County Schools  School District and average spending per public school student in WV by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Mercer County Schools School District Public Schools (2020-21)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Athens Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    205 South State Street
    Athens, WV 24712
    (304) 384-9229

    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
  • Sun Valley Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank:
    9/
    10
    , Top 20%
    5281 Hinton Rd.
    Lerona, WV 25971
    (304) 384-7441

    Grades: K-5 | 133 students
  • Spanishburg Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank:
    8/
    10
    , Top 30%
    8544 Beckley Road
    Spanishburg, WV 25922
    (304) 425-5854

    Grades: PK-5 | 197 students
  • Glenwood School (k-8) Math: 45% | Reading: 49%
    Rank:
    7/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1734 Glenwood Park Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 425-2445

    Grades: K-8 | 674 students
  • Pikeview Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 40%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    3550 Eads Mill Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 384-3600

    Grades: 6-8 | 505 students
  • Princeton Senior High School Math: 29% | Reading: 51%
    Rank:
    6/
    10
    , Top 50%
    1321 Stafford Drive
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-8101

    Grades: 9-12 | 991 students
  • Brushfork Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    140 Brushfork School Road
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-7066

    Grades: K-5 | 190 students
  • Lashmeet/matoaka Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    5709 Matoaka Road
    Matoaka, WV 24736
    (304) 467-8282

    Grades: PK-5 | 224 students
  • Melrose Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2121 Athens Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 425-3757

    Grades: K-5 | 274 students
  • Oakvale School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2503 Goodwins Chapel Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 898-3731

    Grades: PK-5 | 162 students
  • Bluefield Intermediate School Math: 38% | Reading: 38%
    Rank:
    5/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1301 Southview Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-8339

    Grades: 3-5 | 355 students
  • Pikeview High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3566 Eads Mill Road
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 384-7586

    Grades: 9-12 | 683 students
  • Straley Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    4/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    810 Straley Avenue
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-3173

    Grades: 3-5 | 181 students
  • Bluewell Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    205 Bluewell School Road
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 589-5057

    Grades: PK-5 | 198 students
  • Princeton Middle School Math: 25% | Reading: 41%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    300 N. Johnston Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-7517

    Grades: 6-8 | 515 students
  • Ceres Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank:
    3/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    3716 Maple Acres Road
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-6786

    Grades: K-5 | 143 students
  • Mercer Elementary School Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    1200 Mercer Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-3160

    Grades: 3-5 | 343 students
  • Montcalm High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    5366 Simmons River Road
    Rock, WV 24747
    (304) 589-3719

    Grades: 7-12 | 291 students
  • Bluefield Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 34%
    Rank:
    2/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    2002 Stadium Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-2481

    Grades: 6-8 | 444 students
  • Bluefield High School Math: 10-14% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    535 W. Cumberland Road
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 325-9116

    Grades: 9-12 | 636 students
  • Montcalm Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank:
    1/
    10
    , Bottom 50%
    838 Rock Road
    Rock, WV 24747
    (304) 589-5202

    Grades: PK-6 | 321 students
  • Bluefield Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    2002 Stadium Drive
    Bluefield, WV 24702
    (304) 325-2481

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Memorial Elementary School
    319 Memorial Avenue
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-8016

    Grades: K-2 | 177 students
  • Mercer County Early Learning Center
    821 Broadway Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-4251

    Grades: PK-K | 455 students
  • Mercer County Technical Education Center Vocational School
    1397 Stafford Drive
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 425-9551

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Princeton Alternative Learning Center Alternative School
    300 N. Johnston Street
    Princeton, WV 24740
    (304) 487-3138

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Princeton Primary School
    180 Tiger Drive
    Princeton, WV 24739
    (304) 487-3904

    Grades: K-2 | 512 students
  • Whitethorn Elementary School
    1919 Maryland Avenue
    Bluefield, WV 24701
    (304) 327-6217

    Grades: K-2 | 157 students
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