Princeton school information

IndexPrincetonWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores35%39%49%
Student/Teacher ratio15:115:116:1
Total public schools1250979,221
Total private schools111524,874
Total post-secondary schools3787,963
The Princeton, WV educational system consists of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools. Princeton public schools have average test scores of 35% which is 10% lower than than the West Virginia average and 28% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Princeton public schools is 15:1, compared to 15:1 in West Virginia and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 80.8% of students have completed 8th grade, 75.2% have completed high school, 20.2% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 1.9% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Princeton are 28% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 12 public schools in Princeton.
  • 80.8% of people in Princeton have completed 8th grade.
  • 75.2% of people in Princeton have completed high school.
  • 20.2% of people in Princeton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Princeton

IndexPrincetonWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade80.8%80.9%84.3%
Completed high school75.2%78.6%83.0%
Completed some college48.1%44.9%59.4%
Completed associate degree24.8%26.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors20.2%19.6%30.3%
Completed masters8.2%7.7%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.9%2.1%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%0.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Princeton (high school & post-secondary)

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Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%
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Matoaka, WV17247%4%
Brush Fork, WV1,35942%15%
Oakvale, WV19240%20%
Princeton, WV6,05635%28%

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Princeton, WV6,05635%28%
Source: The Princeton, WV education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.