Private Schools in Mercer County, West Virginia

There are 2 Private Schools in Mercer County, West Virginia, serving a population of 60,963 people in an area of 419 square miles. There is 1 Private School per 30,481 people, and 1 Private School per 209 square miles.

In West Virginia, Mercer County is ranked 35th of 55 counties in Private Schools per capita, and 20th of 55 counties in Private Schools per square mile.

List of Mercer County Private Schools

Find Mercer County, West Virginia private schools, including independent, parochial, religious and non-religious affiliated charter schools, boarding schools, Christian schools, preparatory prep schools, accredited private k-12, middle schools, and high schools.


Mercer Christian Academy 314 Oakvale Road Princeton, WV

Valley View Adventist School PO Box 6312 Bluefield, WV

About Mercer County Private Schools

Mercer County Private Schools are schools that provide all or some portion of Kindergarten through 12th grade education, but they do not operate as part of a public school district in Mercer County, WV. Private Schools are largely funded through tuition and student fees, though they may also be supported by grants and private contributions. Some Private Schools may receive a small amount of public funding, such as West Virginia Department of Education grants for school building renovations. Private Schools have selective admissions and can choose who may enroll as a student. Public Schools, in contrast, are subject to compulsory education laws that requires West Virginia State to provide education to all children.

You may contact Private Schools for questions about:
  • Mercer County Private School enrollment and applications
  • School tuition, financial aid, and scholarship opportunities
  • Mercer County private school curriculum
  • College admission rates
  • Mercer County private school test scores

Mercer County Private School Statistics

Find Mercer County Private School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Mercer County Private School Enrollment
 Mercer CountyWest Virginia
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment444,488
Kindergarten Enrollment2 (0.3%)1,393 (6.8%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)187 (5.9%)6,234 (7.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)163 (7.3%)6,040 (7.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)89 (3.3%)6,003 (7.2%)
Mercer County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Mercer CountyWest Virginia
Less than 9th Grade Education2,555 (5.9%)60,839 (4.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)4,574 (10.6%)121,235 (9.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)16,818 (39.0%)524,710 (40.6%)