Parkersburg High School



Parkersburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parkersburg High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 503
10 461
11 424
12 395

Parkersburg High School is a public high school of the Wood County School District located in Parkersburg, WV. It has 1,783 students in grades 9th through 12th. Parkersburg High School is the 3rd largest public high school in West Virginia and the 2,261st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,783
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 104.5

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Parkersburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 931
(52%)
2,005
(50%)
 Female 852
(48%)
1,979
(50%)

Parkersburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,644
(92%)
3,767
(95%)
 Black 56
(3%)
87
(2%)
 Two or More 36
(2%)
53
(1%)
 Asian 29
(2%)
42
(1%)
 Hispanic 13
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)

Parkersburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 947
(53%)
2,292
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 753
(42%)
1,514
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 83
(5%)
178
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Parkersburg High School is ranked 2nd out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parkersburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Parkersburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1334
2006 1344
2007 1352
2008 1840
2009 1848
2010 1783
2011 1829
2012 1888
2013 1866
2014 1884
2015 1783

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.1
2006 16.2
2007 16.7
2008 17.9
2009 17.4
2010 17.9
2011 17.4
2012 17.6
2013 17.8
2014 17.9
2015 17.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.29235382308846
2006 0.27901785714286
2007 0.2862426035503
2008 0.35923913043478
2009 0.42748917748918
2010 0.40549635445878
2011 0.42810278840897
2012 0.49258474576271
2013 0.42175777063237
2014 0.43205944798301
2015 0.46887268648345

Compare Parkersburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,710.0% 17.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
This School 46.9%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Parkersburg High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,783 17.1:1  
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Public 07 - 12 413 19:1 2 miles
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