1976 Park View Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Wheeling Park High School serves 1,481 students in grades 9-12.
Wheeling Park High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Wheeling Park High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

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School Overview

Wheeling Park High School's student population of 1,481 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
119 teachers
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School Rankings

Wheeling Park High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 638 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Wheeling Park High School is 0.24, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.19. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#313 out of 638 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
56%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
2%
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Black
8%
4%
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White
87%
90%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.24
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Graduation Rate
98%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,481 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in WV)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 26% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 56% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.24 (Top 30%)

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