Parkersburg High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
9.7
Math Proficiency
2.4
Reading Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
17:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,829 Students
  • 105 Teachers

Parkersburg High School
2101 DUDLEY AVE
PARKERSBURG, WV 26101

Phone: (304) 420-9595

District: Wood County Schools

Overview

At Parkersburg High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Parkersburg High School is 13 percent. The student body makeup is 50 percent male and 50 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 6 percent. Parkersburg High School is 1 of 3 high schools in the Wood County Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,829
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 6%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 43%
Full-Time Teachers 105

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 43%
Proficient in Math 46%
College Readiness Index 9.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 3
Total Students 4,010
Proficient in Reading (district average) 47%
Proficient in Math (district average) 47%
College Readiness (district average) 10.5

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Parkersburg High School is 1 of 3 schools in the Wood County Schools.

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