Hopewell Valley Central High School is a four-year comprehensive public high school, serving students in ninth through twelfth grades from Hopewell Borough, Hopewell Township and Pennington Borough, three communities in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States, operating as part of the Hopewell Valley Regional School District. Although the high school has a Pennington mailing address, it is located within the political boundaries of Hopewell Township, just outside Pennington Borough.As of the 2014-15 school year, the school had an enrollment of 1,249 students and 103.9 classroom teachers (on an FTE basis), for a student–teacher ratio of 12.0:1. There were 28 students (2.2% of enrollment) eligible for free lunch and 4 (0.3% of students) eligible for reduced-cost lunch.ProfileThe Hopewell Valley Central High School credo is that the school is a "high-performing, high-achieving school with a soul." HVCHS encourages and fosters partnerships between teachers, students, parents, and the community. The Municipal Alliance and Healthy Communities/Healthy Youth play a key role in the "Culture of Respect." Students are involved in service organizations with community outreach programs.