Top 10 Best Parkersburg Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 20 public schools serving 8,918 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 Blennerhassett 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 45% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 47% (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).

Best Parkersburg, WV Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gihon Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | 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.
Blennerhassett Elementary School
Math: 67% | Reading: 54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
448 Jewel Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863-5128
Grades: PK-5
| 493 students
Rank: #44.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1426 32nd St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9563
Grades: PK-5
| 338 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1605 36th St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9528
Grades: PK-5
| 367 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Lubeck Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
206 Lubeck Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863-3321
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Rank: #77.
Edison Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1201 Hillcrest St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9525
Grades: 6-8
| 624 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: 41% | 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 students
Rank: #1111.
Hamilton Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3501 Cadillac Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420-9547
Grades: 6-8
| 516 students
Rank: #1212.
Mckinley Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1130 19th St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9581
Grades: PK-5
| 256 students
Rank: #1313.
Parkersburg South High School
Math: 23% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1511 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9610
Grades: 9-12
| 1,537 students
Rank: #1414.
Jefferson Elementary Center
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1103 Plum St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9554
Grades: PK-5
| 415 students
Rank: #1515.
Martin Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Hillcrest St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9625
Grades: PK-5
| 255 students
Rank: #1616.
Franklin Elementary Center
Math: 30-34% | 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: 30% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
918 31st St
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420-9645
Grades: 6-8
| 415 students
Caperton Center For Applied Technology
Vocational School
212 Technology Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 424-8365
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Lorrie Yeager Juvenile Center
Alternative School
Reading: <50%
907 Mission Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-4862
Grades: 7-12
| n/a students
Wood County Vocational Technical Center
Vocational School
1515 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9501
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
[+] Show Closed Public Schools in Parkersburg, West Virginia

Parkersburg, West Virginia Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
225 Holiday Hills Drive
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420-2443
Grades: n/a
| n/a students
Rayon-trek Center (Closed 2018)
Special Education School
615 Broadway Avenue
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9639
Grades: Inquire with school
| n/a students
2500 36th St
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420-9660
Grades: K-5
| 209 students

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