Wood County Schools School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 29 public schools in Wood County Schools School District, serving 12,676 students. Wood County Schools School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
Public schools in Wood County Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 45% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Wood County Schools School District are Greenmont Elementary School, Gihon Elementary School and Williamstown Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the West Virginia public school average of 10% (majority Black).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the West Virginia public school average of 15:1.

Overview

School District NameWood County Schools School District
School District Phone Number(304) 420-9663
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WV)
# of Schools29 Schools736 Schools
# of Students12,676 Students272,869 Students
# of Teachers881 Teachers18,939 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1

District Comparison

Wood County Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 56 school districts in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#9 out of 57 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Wood County Schools  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
37%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
45%
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 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
89%
89%
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 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.130.19
# of American Indian Students13 Students252 Students
% American Indian Students
n/an/a
# of Asian Students85 Students1,818 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# of Hispanic Students133 Students4,920 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
2%
# of Black Students247 Students11,772 Students
% Black Students
2%
4%
# of White Students11,845 Students245,545 Students
% White Students
93%
90%
# of Hawaiian Students7 Students118 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/an/a
# of Two or more races Students345 Students8,438 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:73417,002
# of Students in Kindergarten:91219,787
# of Students in 1st Grade:92019,402
# of Students in 2nd Grade:88019,150
# of Students in 3rd Grade:90719,659
# of Students in 4th Grade:94320,069
# of Students in 5th Grade:89420,218
# of Students in 6th Grade:93019,539
# of Students in 7th Grade:94619,780
# of Students in 8th Grade:96619,958
# of Students in 9th Grade:1,00821,317
# of Students in 10th Grade:96320,164
# of Students in 11th Grade:85218,547
# of Students in 12th Grade:82118,277
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,763 in this school district is less than the state median of $12,121. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,532 is less than the state median of $11,896. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WV)
Total Revenue$149 MM$43 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 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$146 MM$42 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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,763$12,121
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 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,532$11,896
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 2016-17 school year data.

Wood County Schools School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Greenmont Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    209 58th St
    Vienna, WV 26105
    (304) 420-9544

    Grades: PK-5 | 226 students
  • 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
  • Williamstown Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    418 Williams Ave
    Williamstown, WV 26187
    (304) 375-7675

    Grades: PK-6 | 573 students
  • 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
  • Neale Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    2305 Grand Central Ave
    Vienna, WV 26105
    (304) 420-9587

    Grades: PK-5 | 382 students
  • Vienna Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    700 41st St
    Vienna, WV 26105
    (304) 420-9648

    Grades: PK-5 | 300 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Williamstown High School Math: 44% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    219 W 5th St
    Williamstown, WV 26187
    (304) 375-6151

    Grades: 7-12 | 616 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • Waverly Elementary School Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    422 Virginia St
    Waverly, WV 26184
    (304) 464-4250

    Grades: PK-6 | 133 students
  • 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
  • Kanawha Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6465 Staunton Tpke
    Davisville, WV 26142
    (304) 420-9557

    Grades: PK-5 | 295 students
  • Worthington Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2500 36th St
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 420-9660

    Grades: K-5 | 209 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • Jackson Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1601 34th St
    Vienna, WV 26105
    (304) 420-9551

    Grades: 6-8 | 473 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Mineral Wells Elementary School Math: 40% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    1776 Elizabeth Pike
    Mineral Wells, WV 26150
    (304) 489-1670

    Grades: PK-5 | 551 students
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Caperton Center For Applied Technology Vocational School
    212 Technology Dr
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    (304) 424-8365

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • 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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