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Mercer County School District


Mercer County School District is located in south West Virginia. Mercer County School District has 418.99 square miles of land area and 1.73 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Mercer County School District population is 62,161. Mercer County School District median household income is $35,678 in 2010-2014. Mercer County School District median house value is $84,100 in 2010-2014. On average, Mercer County School District is close to the state average in quality.

Ranking:High School: (30 out of 55, bottom 45%)
Elementary/Middle School: (37 out of 55, bottom 33%)*
Rank: #34
Type:Regular Local School District
Grade:Prekindergarten to Grade 12
Number of Schools:26
Population62,161 (2010-2014), rank #8
Population Growth1.16% since 2005-2009, see rank
Population Density:147.75/sq mi, rank #13
Median Household Income:$35,678 at 2010-2014—13.34% increase since 2005-2009, rank #40
Median House Price:$84,100 at 2010-2014—18.12% increase since 2005-2009, rank #35
Time Zone:Eastern GMT -5:00 with Daylight Saving in the Summer
Land Area:418.99 sq mi, rank #27
Water Area:1.73 sq mi (0.41%), rank #38
State:West Virginia
County:Mercer County
City:Bluefield, Bluewell, Bramwell, Brush Fork, Rock, Nemours, Freeman, Princeton, Athens, Lashmeet, Matoaka, Montcalm, Oakvale, Hiawatha, Camp Creek, Beeson, Spanishburg, Flat Top, Odd, Lerona, Kegley, Pipestem
Zip:24701, 24715, 24724, 24747, 24738, 24740, 24712, 24733, 24736, 24737, 24729, 25820, 24714, 25922, 25841, 25902, 25971, 24731, 25979
Area:Bluefield, WV-VA
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Mercer County School District Map, Border, and Nearby Locations

1403 Honaker Ave
Princeton WV, 24740, Mercer County
Phone: 304-487-1551

Students and Teachers

      2013-2014         2012-2013         2011-2012         2010-2011         2009-2010         2008-2009         2007-2008    
Total Students:9,5859,6739,6579,6119,5529,5389,484
English Language Learner Students:273528105611
Total Teachers:665.50678.50678.00662.50654.10667.00651.00
Total Other Staff:596.50585.48577.98575.46586.85570.50564.90
Instructional Aides:91.5097.5092.5091.0092.5090.5090.50
Instructional Coordinators & Supervisors:21.4018.0016.2018.0027.4016.0015.00
Total Guidance Counselors:24.0024.0025.0024.0024.0022.0022.00
Elementary Guidance Counselors:9.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Secondary Guidance Counselors:15.0014.0015.0014.0014.0012.0012.00
Other Guidance Counselors:NANA0.000.00NANANA
Librarians/Media Specialists:11.6013.5017.5018.5020.5020.5020.50
Library/Media Support:NANANANANANANA
District Administrators:10.0010.009.8010.0010.0011.0010.00
District Administrative Support:39.0046.0048.0045.5047.0046.5043.50
School Administrators:40.0038.0037.0034.0034.0034.0034.00
School Administrative Support:17.5011.5010.5010.5010.5010.5013.00
Student Support Services:34.5032.0033.0034.0033.5033.5031.00
Other Support Services:307.00294.98288.48289.96287.45286.00285.40
Student-Teacher Ratio:14.4014.2614.2414.5114.6014.3014.57


Athens Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   205 South State St, Athens WV 24712
Bluefield High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   535 West Cumberland Rd, Bluefield WV 24701
Bluefield Intermediate SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 5   1301 Southview Dr, Bluefield WV 24701
Bluefield Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   2002 Stadium Dr, Bluefield WV 24701
Bluewell Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   205 Bluewell School Rd, Bluefield WV 24701
Brushfork Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   140 Brushfork School Rd, Bluefield WV 24701
Ceres Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   3716 Maple Acres Rd, Bluefield WV 24701
Glenwood SchoolKindergarten to Grade 8   1734 Glenwood Park Rd, Princeton WV 24740
Lashmeet/Matoaka SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   5709 Matoaka Rd, Matoaka WV 24736
Melrose Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   2121 Athens Rd, Princeton WV 24740
Memorial School Kindergarten to Grade 2   319 Memorial Ave, Bluefield WV 24701
Mercer County Early Learning Center Prekindergarten to Grade 12   821 Broadway St, Princeton WV 24740
Mercer County Technical Education Center Prekindergarten to Grade 12   1397 Stafford Dr, Princeton WV 24740
Mercer Elementary SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 5   1200 Mercer St, Princeton WV 24740
Montcalm Elementary SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 6   838 Rock Rd, Rock WV 24747
Montcalm High SchoolGrade 7 to Grade 12   710 Simmons River Rd, Montcalm WV 24737
Oakvale SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   2503 Goodwins Chapel Rd, Princeton WV 24739
Pikeview High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   3566 Eads Mill Rd, Princeton WV 24739
Pikeview Middle School Grade 6 to Grade 8   3550 Eads Mill Rd, Princeton WV 24739
Princeton Middle SchoolGrade 6 to Grade 8   300 North Johnston St, Princeton WV 24740
Princeton Primary School Kindergarten to Grade 2   180 Tiger Dr, Princeton WV 24739
Princeton Senior High SchoolGrade 9 to Grade 12   1321 Stafford Dr, Princeton WV 24740
Spanishburg SchoolPrekindergarten to Grade 5   8544 Beckley Rd, Spanishburg WV 25922
Straley Elementary SchoolGrade 3 to Grade 5   810 Straley Ave, Princeton WV 24740
Sun Valley Elementary SchoolKindergarten to Grade 5   5281 Hinton Rd, Lerona WV 25971
Whitethorn Elementary School Kindergarten to Grade 2   1919 Maryland Ave, Bluefield WV 24701

Test Performance

YearTestGradeMeasurementScoreState Average
2009Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score51.7454
2010Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score34.3639
2011Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score36.6742
2012Math10th GradeMean Scaled Score41.9742
2009RLA10th GradeMean Scaled Score45.7147
2010RLA10th GradeMean Scaled Score41.843
2011RLA10th GradeMean Scaled Score42.3347
2012RLA10th GradeMean Scaled Score46.9847
2009Social Studies10th GradeMean Scaled Score59.9660
2010Social Studies10th GradeMean Scaled Score45.2544
2011Social Studies10th GradeMean Scaled Score41.5744
2012Social Studies10th GradeMean Scaled Score47.3844
2009Math11th GradeMean Scaled Score65.2959
2010Math11th GradeMean Scaled Score38.7941
2011Math11th GradeMean Scaled Score39.6244
2012Math11th GradeMean Scaled Score50.8544
2009RLA11th GradeMean Scaled Score55.1252
2010RLA11th GradeMean Scaled Score31.5535
2011RLA11th GradeMean Scaled Score36.6244
2012RLA11th GradeMean Scaled Score42.5344
2009Social Studies11th GradeMean Scaled Score64.1363
2010Social Studies11th GradeMean Scaled Score29.9433
2011Social Studies11th GradeMean Scaled Score34.5737
2012Social Studies11th GradeMean Scaled Score31.1137
2009Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score62.5866
2010Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score32.0744
2011Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score35.5641
2012Math3rd GradeMean Scaled Score43.2749
2009RLA3rd GradeMean Scaled Score57.965
2010RLA3rd GradeMean Scaled Score35.9945
2011RLA3rd GradeMean Scaled Score38.7146
2012RLA3rd GradeMean Scaled Score40.4949
2009Science3rd GradeMean Scaled Score49.0356
2010Science3rd GradeMean Scaled Score26.2240
2011Science3rd GradeMean Scaled Score30.3641
2012Science3rd GradeMean Scaled Score30.8643
2009Social Studies3rd GradeMean Scaled Score45.8749
2010Social Studies3rd GradeMean Scaled Score22.9136
2011Social Studies3rd GradeMean Scaled Score29.636
2012Social Studies3rd GradeMean Scaled Score25.3737
2009Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score61.8265
2010Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score38.8242
2011Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score41.746
2012Math4th GradeMean Scaled Score42.6647
2009RLA4th GradeMean Scaled Score61.5164
2010RLA4th GradeMean Scaled Score36.6140
2011RLA4th GradeMean Scaled Score43.4348
2012RLA4th GradeMean Scaled Score40.5144
2009Science4th GradeMean Scaled Score46.4349
2010Science4th GradeMean Scaled Score33.635
2011Science4th GradeMean Scaled Score30.338
2012Science4th GradeMean Scaled Score30.0135
2009Social Studies4th GradeMean Scaled Score51.4955
2010Social Studies4th GradeMean Scaled Score31.5836
2011Social Studies4th GradeMean Scaled Score28.6735
2012Social Studies4th GradeMean Scaled Score29.835
2009Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score61.7163
2010Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score4045
2011Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score45.0145
2012Math5th GradeMean Scaled Score43.3650
2009RLA5th GradeMean Scaled Score61.5865
2010RLA5th GradeMean Scaled Score38.3643
2011RLA5th GradeMean Scaled Score42.9746
2012RLA5th GradeMean Scaled Score46.3651
2009Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score44.0350
2010Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score34.4740
2011Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score35.9740
2012Science5th GradeMean Scaled Score31.0442
2009Social Studies5th GradeMean Scaled Score54.1857
2010Social Studies5th GradeMean Scaled Score26.7933
2011Social Studies5th GradeMean Scaled Score30.0636
2012Social Studies5th GradeMean Scaled Score26.3834
2009Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score62.6960
2010Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score42.4843
2011Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score51.8645
2012Math6th GradeMean Scaled Score52.1248
2009RLA6th GradeMean Scaled Score67.865
2010RLA6th GradeMean Scaled Score35.9243
2011RLA6th GradeMean Scaled Score49.5350
2012RLA6th GradeMean Scaled Score48.451
2009Science6th GradeMean Scaled Score55.3858
2010Science6th GradeMean Scaled Score34.3540
2011Science6th GradeMean Scaled Score42.1641
2012Science6th GradeMean Scaled Score39.0842
2009Social Studies6th GradeMean Scaled Score61.7760
2010Social Studies6th GradeMean Scaled Score30.8234
2011Social Studies6th GradeMean Scaled Score36.9835
2012Social Studies6th GradeMean Scaled Score29.9734
2009Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score56.3955
2010Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score44.0547
2011Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score44.1444
2012Math7th GradeMean Scaled Score54.0151
2009RLA7th GradeMean Scaled Score59.9163
2010RLA7th GradeMean Scaled Score39.1243
2011RLA7th GradeMean Scaled Score45.0951
2012RLA7th GradeMean Scaled Score48.1949
2009Science7th GradeMean Scaled Score56.0854
2010Science7th GradeMean Scaled Score40.2643
2011Science7th GradeMean Scaled Score38.342
2012Science7th GradeMean Scaled Score44.1745
2009Social Studies7th GradeMean Scaled Score53.2552
2010Social Studies7th GradeMean Scaled Score34.9739
2011Social Studies7th GradeMean Scaled Score36.2138
2012Social Studies7th GradeMean Scaled Score39.1740
2009Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score50.4253
2010Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score33.3837
2011Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score38.1540
2012Math8th GradeMean Scaled Score43.9842
2009RLA8th GradeMean Scaled Score60.561
2010RLA8th GradeMean Scaled Score41.0142
2011RLA8th GradeMean Scaled Score45.3148
2012RLA8th GradeMean Scaled Score44.3247
2009Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score53.8755
2010Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score46.3446
2011Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score36.3142
2012Science8th GradeMean Scaled Score42.8947
2009Social Studies8th GradeMean Scaled Score61.0858
2010Social Studies8th GradeMean Scaled Score31.6433
2011Social Studies8th GradeMean Scaled Score32.8936
2012Social Studies8th GradeMean Scaled Score30.5334
2009Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score65.8161
2010Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score38.9936
2011Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score46.6539
2012Math9th GradeMean Scaled Score49.6139
2009RLA9th GradeMean Scaled Score44.8547
2010RLA9th GradeMean Scaled Score34.540
2011RLA9th GradeMean Scaled Score42.7747
2012RLA9th GradeMean Scaled Score43.7847
2009Science9th GradeMean Scaled Score5152
2010Science9th GradeMean Scaled Score22.8430
2011Science9th GradeMean Scaled Score27.8735
2012Science9th GradeMean Scaled Score23.0235
2009Social Studies9th GradeMean Scaled Score49.6452
2010Social Studies9th GradeMean Scaled Score33.0736
2011Social Studies9th GradeMean Scaled Score35.7338
2012Social Studies9th GradeMean Scaled Score35.338

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School District Fiscal Information

Total Revenue:$128,137,000$13,269 $103,592,000$10,778 $99,831,000$10,451 
Total Expenditures:$110,159,000$11,407 $123,807,000$12,882 $115,624,000$12,105 
Total Current Expenditures:$104,700,000$10,842 $110,132,000$11,459 $107,983,000$11,305 
Instructional Expenditures:$61,909,000$6,41159.1%$67,023,000$6,97460.9%$64,426,000$6,74559.7%
Student and Staff Support:$8,438,000$8748.1%$7,888,000$8217.2%$8,624,000$9038.0%
Operations, Food, Other:$24,927,000$2,58123.8%$25,372,000$2,64023.0%$25,689,000$2,68923.8%
Total Capital Outlay:$3,836,000$397 $11,997,000$1,248 $6,075,000$636 
Construction:$2,513,000$260 $10,980,000$1,142 $4,807,000$503 
Total Other:$1,623,000$168 $1,678,000$175 $1,566,000$164 
Interest on Debt:$0$0 $0$0 $0$0 
Total Salary:$58,314,000$6,039 $58,367,000$6,073 $54,481,000$5,704 
Instruction/Teacher Salary:$36,456,000$3,77562.5%$39,110,000$4,06967.0%$34,122,000$3,57262.6%
Other Salary:$21,858,000$2,26337.5%$19,257,000$2,00433.0%$20,359,000$2,13137.4%
Total Benefit:$31,107,000$3,221 $39,510,000$4,111 $37,587,000$3,935 
Instruction/Teacher Benefit:$19,964,000$2,06764.2%$25,668,000$2,67165.0%$23,343,000$2,44462.1%
Other Benefit:$11,143,000$1,15435.8%$13,842,000$1,44035.0%$14,244,000$1,49137.9%

* Mercer County School District was rated 2.5 out of 5 by USA.com. The ranking was calculated based on publically available historical Math and English performance data.

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