Mercer County School District

  • 1403 HONAKER AVE
  • PRINCETON, WV 24740
  • (304) 487-1551
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District Information

District Overview

 DistrictState Average
Graduation Rate69.5%77.3%
Dropout Rate5.4%4.4%
Per Pupil Spending$9,754$10,109
Students Per Teacher14.314.0
Number of Schools26-
Number of Students9,538-
Number of (FTE) Teachers667-

Student Enrollment (2009-2010)

  Students Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Student Enrollment9,53814.3
Student Enrollment By Grade
  Students
Prekindergarten Students506
Kindergarten Students696
1st Grade Students735
2nd Grade Students734
3rd Grade Students690
4th Grade Students737
5th Grade Students657
6th Grade Students726
7th Grade Students730
8th Grade Students693
9th Grade Students869
10th Grade Students634
11th Grade Students601
12th Grade Students544
Ungraded Students-
Student Enrollment By Race
  Students
American Indian or Alaska Native7
Asian or Pacific Islander40
Hispanic48
Black (Non-Hispanic)945
White (Non-Hispanic)8,469
Student Enrollment By Gender
  Students
Male4,907
Female4,645

Faculty and Staff (2009-2010)

Teachers Per Grade Level
    Student/Teacher Ratio
Total Full Time Equivalent (FTE) Teachers66714.3
Prekindergarten Teachers12-
Kindergarten Teachers38-
Elementary Teachers303-
Secondary Teachers314-
Teachers of Ungraded Classes--
Instructional Faculty
   
Instructional Aides91
Instructional Coordinators and Supervisors16
Guidance Counselors & Directors
   
Total Guidance Counselors & Directors22
Elementary10
Secondary12
Other-
Librarians & Staff
   
Librarians21
Library Support Staff-
Administrators
   
Total Administrators & Support Staff422
Local Education Agency (LEA) Administrators11
LEA Administrative Support Staff47
School Administrators34
School Administrative Support Staff11
Student Support Services34
Other Support Services Staff286

District Financial Details (2008)

Revenues For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Revenues$91,392,000-
Total Local Revenues$17,879,00019.6%
Property Tax$16,339,00017.9%
All Other Taxes$30,0000.03%
Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$67,0000.07%
School Lunch$581,0000.6%
Textbook Sales and Rentals$9,0000.01%
District Activity Receipts$99,0000.1%
Interest Earnings$730,0000.8%
Fines and Forfeits$24,0000.03%
Total State Revenues$60,615,00066.3%
General Formula Assistance$38,165,00041.8%
Special Education Programs$166,0000.2%
Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs$155,0000.2%
Vocational Education Programs$129,0000.1%
School Lunch Programs$61,0000.07%
Transportation Programs$605,0000.7%
Other Programs$13,544,00014.8%
State Revenues on Behalf - Employee Benefits$7,790,0008.5%
Total Federal Revenues$12,898,00014.1%
Through State - Title I$4,462,0004.9%
Through State - Title V, Part A$25,0000.03%
Through State - Child Nutrition Act$2,605,0002.9%
Through State - Other$5,403,0005.9%
Direct - Other$403,0000.4%
Expenditures For Education
    Percent of Total
Total Current Expenditures$92,511,000-
Total Instruction Expenditures$55,261,00059.7%
Total Support Services Expenditures$31,017,00033.5%
Student Support$2,598,0002.8%
Instructional Staff Support$3,972,0004.3%
General Administration Support$809,0000.9%
School Administration Support$5,472,0006.0%
Operation and Maintenance Support$10,770,00011.8%
Student Transportation Support$5,876,0006.4%
Other Support Services$1,520,0001.7%
Total Other Expenditures$6,233,0006.7%
Food Services$6,233,0006.8%

Graduation and Dropout Details (2007-08)

Graduation Information
Overall Graduation Rate 69.5%
Total Diploma Count 492
Other High School Completion Certificate (OHC) Recipients -
Dropout Information
  Dropouts Dropout Rate
Total Grades 9-121385.4%

Map and Listings of Schools Within Mercer County School District

Schools Summary:
  • Schools: 26
  • Students: 9,538
  • Full-Time Equivalent Teachers: 667
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ATHENS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
205 South State St
Athens, WV
Public | PK-8
539 18.3

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BLUEFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
535 West Cumberland Rd
Bluefield, WV
Public | 9-12
685 14.6

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BLUEFIELD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL
1301 Southview Dr
Bluefield, WV
Public | 3-5
331 14.7

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BLUEFIELD MIDDLE SCHOOL
2002 Stadium Dr
Bluefield, WV
Public | 6-8
565 13.5

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BLUEWELL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Rt 4 Box 480
Bluefield, WV
Public | PK-5
223 13.9

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BRUSHFORK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Rt 4 Box 93
Bluefield, WV
Public | PK-5
203 14.5

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CERES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Rt 2 Box 189
Bluefield, WV
Public | KG-5
191 15.9

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GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1734 Glenwood Park
Princeton, WV
Public | KG-8
718 15.1

5 out of 5
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LASHMEET / MATOAKA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Route 10
Matoaka, WV
Public | PK-8
418 14.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
MELROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Hc 71 Box 257 Athen Rd
Princeton, WV
Public | KG-5
209 15.5

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MEMORIAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
319 Memorial Ave
Bluefield, WV
Public | KG-2
199 18.1

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MERCER COUNTY EARLY LEARNING CENTER SCHOOL
821 Broadway St
Princeton, WV
Public | PK-12
353 33.6

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MERCER COUNTY TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER SCHOOL
1397 Stafford Dr
Princeton, WV
Public | PK-12
- -

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MERCER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1200 Mercer St
Princeton, WV
Public | 3-5
317 14.4

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MONTCALM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Rt 2 Box 35
Rock, WV
Public | PK-6
334 15.9

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MONTCALM HIGH SCHOOL
710 Simmons River Rd
Montcalm, WV
Public | 7-12
359 14.4

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OAKVALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
2503 Goodwin's Chapel Rd
Princeton, WV
Public | PK-8
225 12.5

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PIKEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL
3566 Eads Mill Rd
Princeton, WV
Public | 9-12
675 16.9

5 out of 5
1 Review
PIKEVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL
Non-Operational or Status Unknown
3566 Eads Mill Rd
Princeton, WV
Public | PK-12
- -

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PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL
1321 Stafford Dr
Princeton, WV
Public | 9-12
1,052 17.3

5 out of 5
1 Review
PRINCETON MIDDLE SCHOOL
300 North Johnston St
Princeton, WV
Public | 6-8
616 13.5

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PRINCETON PRIMARY SCHOOL
219b Old Bluefield Rd
Princeton, WV
Public | KG-2
590 17.4

5 out of 5
2 Reviews
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SPANISHBURG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8544 Beckley Rd
Spanishburg, WV
Public | PK-8
305 15.3

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STRALEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
810 Straley Ave
Princeton, WV
Public | 3-5
165 12.2

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SUN VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
5281 Hinton Rd
Lenore, WV
Public | KG-5
110 16.9

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WHITETHORN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
1919 Maryland Ave
Bluefield, WV
Public | KG-2
170 17.0

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