Top 10 Best Princeton Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 5,295 students in Princeton, WV. Princeton has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Princeton, WV are Sam Perdue Juvenile Center, Glenwood School (k-8) and Melrose Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Princeton, WV public schools have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Princeton have an average ranking of 6/10, which is in the top 50% of West Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).

Best Princeton, WV Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sam Perdue Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
843 Shelter Road
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-4689
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
Rank: #22.
Glenwood School (k-8)
Math: 46% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
1734 Glenwood Park Road
Princeton, WV 24739
(304) 425-2445
Grades: K-8
| 674 students
Rank: #33.
Melrose Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2121 Athens Road
Princeton, WV 24739
(304) 425-3757
Grades: K-5
| 274 students
Rank: #44.
Pikeview Middle School
Math: 48% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3550 Eads Mill Road
Princeton, WV 24739
(304) 384-3600
Grades: 6-8
| 505 students
Rank: #55.
Pikeview High School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
3566 Eads Mill Road
Princeton, WV 24739
(304) 384-7586
Grades: 9-12
| 683 students
Rank: #66.
Princeton Middle School
Math: 37% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
300 N. Johnston Street
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-7517
Grades: 6-8
| 515 students
Rank: #77.
Princeton Senior High School
Math: 22% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
1321 Stafford Drive
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-8101
Grades: 9-12
| 991 students
Rank: #88.
Oakvale School
Math: 30-34% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2503 Goodwins Chapel Road
Princeton, WV 24739
(304) 898-3731
Grades: PK-5
| 162 students
Rank: #99.
Mercer Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1200 Mercer Street
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-3160
Grades: 3-5
| 343 students
Rank: #1010.
Straley Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
810 Straley Avenue
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-3173
Grades: 3-5
| 181 students
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 students
Princeton Alternative Learning Center
Alternative School
300 N. Johnston Street
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 487-3138
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
180 Tiger Drive
Princeton, WV 24739
(304) 487-3904
Grades: K-2
| 512 students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Princeton, West Virginia

Princeton, West Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
105 Old Bluefield Road
Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 487-1551
Grades: 7-9
| n/a students
843 Shelter Road
Princeton, WV 24720
(304) 733-6821
Grades: 5-12
| 9 students

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