Wood County Schools School District

1210 13th Street
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%

Top Rankings

Wood County Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in West Virginia for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 10%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 27 public schools serving 11,893 students in Wood County Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in West Virginia.
Public Schools in Wood County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 28%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 40% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Wood County Schools School District are Greenmont Elementary School, Criss Elementary School and Williamstown Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Wood County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 11% (majority Black).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WV)
# Schools
27 Schools
698 Schools
# Students
11,893 Students
253,086 Students
# Teachers
865 Teachers
18,479 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Wood County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 57 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WV)
Overall District Rank
#3 out of 57 school districts
(Top 10%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wood County Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
28%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wood County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
40%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wood County Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Wood County Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.14
0.21
# American Indian Students
7 Students
199 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
85 Students
1,582 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
169 Students
5,379 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# Black Students
170 Students
10,346 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
11,021 Students
225,197 Students
% White Students
93%
89%
# Hawaiian Students
3 Students
107 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
438 Students
10,276 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
596
14,575
# Students in K Grade:
905
17,973
# Students in 1st Grade:
844
16,988
# Students in 2nd Grade:
785
15,684
# Students in 3rd Grade:
834
17,861
# Students in 4th Grade:
828
17,685
# Students in 5th Grade:
863
18,021
# Students in 6th Grade:
853
18,373
# Students in 7th Grade:
867
19,097
# Students in 8th Grade:
884
19,597
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,031
22,924
# Students in 10th Grade:
910
18,844
# Students in 11th Grade:
874
17,896
# Students in 12th Grade:
819
17,568
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $13,668 in this school district is less than the state median of $15,540. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $13,196 is less than the state median of $14,737. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
This School District
This State (WV)
Total Revenue
$163 MM
$3,933 MM
This chart display total revenue of Wood County Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$157 MM
$3,730 MM
This chart display total spending of Wood County Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$13,668
$15,540
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Wood County Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$13,196
$14,737
This chart display average spending per public school student in Wood County Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WV by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Wood County Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Greenmont Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
209 58th St
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420-9544
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #22.
Criss Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2800 22nd St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9522
Grades: PK-5
| 258 students
Rank: #33.
Williamstown Elementary School
Math: 59% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
430 Caroline Ave
Williamstown, WV 26187
(304) 375-7675
Grades: PK-5
| 561 students
Rank: #44.
Blennerhassett Elementary School
Math: 56% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
448 Jewel Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863-5128
Grades: PK-5
| 533 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Gihon Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9539
Grades: PK-5
| 277 students
Rank: #5 - 65. - 6.
Neale Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
2305 Grand Central Ave
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420-9587
Grades: PK-5
| 375 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Madison Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1426 32nd St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9563
Grades: PK-5
| 286 students
Rank: #7 - 87. - 8.
Vienna Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
700 41st St
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420-9648
Grades: PK-5
| 284 students
Rank: #99.
Williamstown High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
219 W 5th St
Williamstown, WV 26187
(304) 375-6151
Grades: 6-12
| 681 students
Rank: #1010.
Emerson Elementary School
Math: 43% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1605 36th St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9528
Grades: PK-5
| 432 students
Rank: #1111.
Lubeck Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
206 Lubeck Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863-3321
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students
Rank: #1212.
Jackson Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1601 34th St
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420-9551
Grades: 6-8
| 519 students
Rank: #1313.
Edison Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 48%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1201 Hillcrest St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9525
Grades: 6-8
| 578 students
Rank: #1414.
Blennerhassett Middle School
Math: 35% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
444 Jewel Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 863-3356
Grades: 6-8
| 481 students
Rank: #1515.
Hamilton Middle School
Math: 33% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3501 Cadillac Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420-9547
Grades: 6-8
| 419 students
Rank: #1616.
Parkersburg South High School
Math: 28% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1511 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9610
Grades: 9-12
| 1,518 students
Rank: #1717.
Kanawha Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6465 Staunton Tpke
Davisville, WV 26142
(304) 420-9557
Grades: PK-5
| 273 students
Rank: #1818.
Parkersburg High School
Math: 25% | Reading: 49%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2101 Dudley Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9595
Grades: 9-12
| 1,719 students
Rank: #1919.
Mineral Wells Elementary School
Math: 39% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1776 Elizabeth Pike
Mineral Wells, WV 26150
(304) 489-1670
Grades: PK-5
| 500 students
Rank: #2020.
Jefferson Elementary Center
Math: 24% | Reading: 39%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1103 Plum St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9554
Grades: PK-5
| 601 students
Rank: #2121.
Franklin Elementary Center
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1511 Division St Ext
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9534
Grades: PK-5
| 263 students
Rank: #2222.
Fairplains Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
615 Broadway Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9531
Grades: PK-5
| 180 students
Rank: #2323.
Martin Elementary School
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1301 Hillcrest St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9625
Grades: PK-5
| 229 students
Rank: #2424.
Van Devender Middle School
Math: 16% | Reading: 24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
918 31st St
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 420-9645
Grades: 6-8
| 323 students
Rank: n/an/a
Caperton Center For Applied Technology
Vocational School
212 Technology Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26104
(304) 424-8365
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Summit Success Center
Alternative School
2507 9th Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 893-9737
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students
Rank: n/an/a
Wood Co Voc Tech Center
Vocational School
1515 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9501
Grades: 9-12
| 0 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Wood County Schools School District?
Wood County Schools School District manages 27 public schools serving 11,893 students.
What is the rank of Wood County Schools School District?
Wood County Schools School District is ranked #3 out of 57 school districts in West Virginia (top 10%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of West Virginia school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Wood County Schools School District?
93% of Wood County Schools School District students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Wood County Schools School District?
Wood County Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is equal to the West Virginia state average of 14:1.
What is Wood County Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $13,196 is less than the state median of $14,737. The school district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 27 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,893 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 7%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 89% (Btm 50% in WV)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 48% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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