Parkersburg High School

  • Parkersburg High School serves 1,884 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the WV average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 10%.
  • Parkersburg High School operates within the Wood County s School District.
  • Wood County s School District's 78% graduation rate is lower than the WV state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1884 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 105 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,884 students
Parkersburg High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Parkersburg High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 105 teachers
Parkersburg High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Parkersburg High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.13 is more than 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 15:1
Parkersburg High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Parkersburg High School Asian Students (2001-2015)
Hispanic
n/a
2%
Parkersburg High School Black Students (2011-2014)
Black
4%
5%
Parkersburg High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
93%
90%
Parkersburg High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Parkersburg High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Parkersburg High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.13 0.12
Parkersburg High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
37%
22%
Parkersburg High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
5%
4%
Parkersburg High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Wood County s School District's student population of 13,259 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 78% has decreased from 95% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,402 in this district is less than the state average of $13,970. The district revenue/student has grown by 6% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,314 is less than the state average of $13,319. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Wood County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
28
10
Number of Students Managed 13,259 3,418
Wood County s School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 78% 80%
Wood County s School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $151 MM $48 MM
Wood County s School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $150 MM $46 MM
Wood County s School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,402 $13,970
Wood County s School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,314 $13,319
Wood County s School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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    0.1 miles
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    Grades: PK-5 | 362 students
    0.7 miles
    1426 32nd St
    ParkersburgWV 26101
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    Grades: 6-8 | 362 students
    0.7 miles
    918 31st St
    ParkersburgWV 26104
    (304)420-9645
    0.76-8362
  • ParkersburgJefferson Elementary Center
    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
    0.8 miles
    1103 Plum St
    ParkersburgWV 26101
    (304)420-9554
    0.8PK-5528
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    Grades: KG-5 | 352 students
    1 miles
    1605 36th St
    ParkersburgWV 26101
    (304)420-9528
    1KG-5352

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