Parkersburg High School

2101 Dudley Ave, Parkersburg, WV 26101 | (304) 420-9595
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,848
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School District Details
  • Wood County School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $9,963
  • Graduation Rate: 76.5%
  • Dropout Rate: 3.5%
  • Students Per Teacher: 14.6
  • Enrolled Students: 13,486

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,848
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 106.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 948 (51.3%)
  • Females: 900 (48.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 154 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 636 (34.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 790 (42.7%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Parkersburg High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black683.7%
Asian201.1%
Hispanic70.4%
White1,75194.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Parkersburg High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade52228.2%
10th Grade47525.7%
11th Grade44023.8%
12th Grade41122.2%
Source: WV Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Parkersburg High School performed on average better than many other schools across the state on WESTEST2 state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading / Language Arts
  • Science
  • Social Studies

WESTEST2 - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201046.1%39.4%36.0%
200969.0%63.0%-
 
Reading / Language Arts Test
201044.0%44.0%40.0%
200947.4%49.0%-
 
Science Test
201035.3%34.5%30.0%
200957.3%52.9%-
 
Social Studies Test
201047.2%43.6%36.0%
200961.4%56.3%-
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201037.1%40.9%39.0%
200959.9%55.1%-
 
Reading / Language Arts Test
201046.4%50.4%43.0%
200953.8%52.8%-
 
Social Studies Test
201046.4%48.9%44.0%
200966.3%63.2%-
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201047.3%44.7%42.0%
200959.9%59.6%-
 
Reading / Language Arts Test
201042.6%40.5%36.0%
200950.6%50.1%-
 
Social Studies Test
201038.1%38.5%33.0%
200967.5%66.1%-
 
Source: WV Department of Education 2009-2010

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