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50%
  • Melrose Elementary School
  • 2121 Athens Road, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 5 · Students: 260
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
39%
  • Mercer Elementary School
  • 1200 Mercer Street, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 347
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
37%
  • Straley Elementary School
  • 810 Straley Avenue, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 3 - 5 · Students: 167
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 9:1
36%
  • Princeton Senior High School
  • 1321 Stafford Drive, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 1,048
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
36%
  • Pikeview Middle School
  • 3550 Eads Mill Road, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 523
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 15:1
35%
  • Glenwood School
  • 1734 Glenwood Park Road, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 8 · Students: 723
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 17:1
29%
  • Princeton Middle School
  • 300 N. Johnston Street, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 6 - 8 · Students: 574
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 14:1
22%
  • Pikeview High School
  • 3566 Eads Mill Road, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: 9 - 12 · Students: 741
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 19:1
n/a
  • Mercer County Technical Education Center
  • 1397 Stafford Drive, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - 12 · Students: 0
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 0:1
n/a
  • Sam Perdue Juvenile Center
  • 843 Shelter Road, Princeton
  • INSTITUTIONAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
  • Grades: 8 - 12 · Students: 9
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 3:1
n/a
  • Princeton Primary School
  • 180 Tiger Drive, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: KG - 2 · Students: 596
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 16:1
n/a
  • Mercer County Early Learning Center
  • 821 Broadway Street, Princeton
  • MERCER COUNTY SCHOOLS
  • Grades: PK - PK · Students: 383
  • Student/Teacher ratio: 39:1
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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.

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%

Princeton, WV School Districts

Mercer County School District

There are a total of 12 public schools, 1 private schools and 3 post-secondary schools in Princeton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Princeton, WV schools is 35%. The average student to teacher ratio is 15:1. In Princeton, WV, an average of 80.8% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 75.2% have completed high school.

To customize your list of Princeton schools, you can start by sorting the list of schools by proficiency test score, school name or student to teacher ratio. Then you can select the grade levels that you would like to see, these include preschool, elementary, middle school and high school. Next, select the school type from the following options: charter, magnet, title I and title 1. Finally, you are able to filter your results by average proficiency score. Simply select the minimum proficiency score that you would like to see and only schools with that proficiency score or higher will appear on your list of Princeton, WV schools.

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Bluefield, VA5,25484%70%
Athens, WV1,07055%11%
Matoaka, WV17247%4%
Brush Fork, WV1,35942%15%
Oakvale, WV19240%20%
Princeton, WV6,05635%28%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Marvin, NC6,05681%65%
Clearfield, PA6,05849%1%
Sheridan, OR6,05427%45%
Mount Healthy, OH6,05452%6%
Twin Lakes, WI6,05949%0%
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.