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For the 2021 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 9,127 students in Parkersburg, WV. Parkersburg has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Parkersburg, WV are Gihon Elementary School, Criss Elementary School and Madison Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Parkersburg, WV public schools have an average math proficiency score of 37% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Parkersburg have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of West Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Parkersburg, WV Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Gihon Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2000 Belmont Rd
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9539

    Grades: PK-5 | 337 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Criss Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2800 22nd St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9522

    Grades: PK-5 | 272 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1426 32nd St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9563

    Grades: PK-5 | 338 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Blennerhassett Elementary School Math: 56% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    448 Jewel Rd
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 863-5128

    Grades: PK-5 | 493 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Lubeck Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    206 Lubeck Rd
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 863-3321

    Grades: PK-5 | 372 students
  • Rank: #66.
    Edison Middle School Math: 43% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1201 Hillcrest St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9525

    Grades: 6-8 | 624 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Emerson Elementary School Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1605 36th St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9528

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Rank: #88.
    Fairplains Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    615 Broadway Ave
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9531

    Grades: PK-5 | 214 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Blennerhassett Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    444 Jewel Rd
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 863-3356

    Grades: 6-8 | 528 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Parkersburg High School Math: 26% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2101 Dudley Ave
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9595

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,689 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Parkersburg South High School Math: 20% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1511 Blizzard Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9610

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,537 student
  • Rank: #1212.
    Martin Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1301 Hillcrest St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9625

    Grades: PK-5 | 255 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Hamilton Middle School Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    3501 Cadillac Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 420-9547

    Grades: 6-8 | 516 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Mckinley Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1130 19th St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9581

    Grades: PK-5 | 256 students
  • Rank: #1515.
    Jefferson Elementary Center Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1103 Plum St
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9554

    Grades: PK-5 | 415 students
  • Rank: #1616.
    Franklin Elementary Center Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1511 Division St Ext
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9534

    Grades: PK-5 | 290 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Van Devender Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    918 31st St
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 420-9645

    Grades: 6-8 | 415 students
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Caperton Center For Applied Technology Vocational School
    212 Technology Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 424-8365

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Lorrie Yeager Juvenile Center Alternative School
    Reading: <50%
    907 Mission Drive
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-4862

    Grades: 7-12 | n/a student
  • Rank: #18-2018.- 20.
    Wood County Vocational Technical Center Vocational School
    1515 Blizzard Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26101
    (304) 420-9501

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
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