Parkersburg High School

2101 Dudley Ave

Parkersburg, WV 26101-3462

Grades: 9-12

1,888 students

Parkersburg High School serves 1,888 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 8%.
Parkersburg High School operates within the Wood County s School District.
The school district's 79% graduation rate is equal to the WV state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1888 students has grown by 39% over five years.
The teacher population of 107 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,888 students
Parkersburg High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 107 teachers
Parkersburg High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Parkersburg High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is equal to the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 14:1
Parkersburg High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Parkersburg High School Asian Students (2000-2013)
Black
4%
5%
Parkersburg High School Black Students (1990-2013)
White
94%
92%
Parkersburg High School White Students (1990-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Parkersburg High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WV All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.12
Parkersburg High School Diversity Score (1990-2013)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
47%
Parkersburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2013)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Parkersburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,341 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 79% has decreased from 95% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,668 is less than the state average of $11,815. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,021 is less than the state average of $11,723. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Wood County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
10
Number of Students Managed 13,341 3,736
Wood County s School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 79% 79%
Wood County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $144 MM $44 MM
Wood County s School District District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $149 MM $44 MM
Wood County s School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,668 $11,815
Wood County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,021 $11,723
Wood County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Belpre High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Van Devender Junior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Mckinley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ParkersburgMckinley Elementary School
    1130 19th St
    ParkersburgWV 26101
    (304)420-9581
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 316 students                      
  • ParkersburgMadison Elementary School
    1426 32nd St
    ParkersburgWV 26104
    (304)420-9563
    0.7 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 358 students                      
  • ParkersburgVan Devender Junior High School
    918 31st St
    ParkersburgWV 26104
    (304)420-9645
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 333 students                      
  • ParkersburgJefferson Elementary Center
    1103 Plum St
    ParkersburgWV 26101
    (304)420-9554
    0.8 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 501 students                      
  • ParkersburgEmerson Elementary School
    1605 36th St
    ParkersburgWV 26104
    (304)420-9528
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 362 students                      

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