Wheeling Park High School

  • Wheeling Park High School serves 1,481 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 59% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

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

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 OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,481 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wheeling Park High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#254 out of 639 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wheeling Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wheeling Park High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:115:1
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Asian
n/a
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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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wheeling Park High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.240.19
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOhio County Schools School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

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