Parkersburg South High School



Parkersburg South High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Parkersburg South 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
9 431
10 414
11 363
12 368

Parkersburg South High School is a public high school of the Wood County School District located in Parkersburg, WV. It has 1,576 students in grades 9th through 12th. Parkersburg South High School is the 5th largest public high school in West Virginia and the 3,056th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.6 to 1.

Total Students: 1,576
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 95

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Parkersburg South High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 790
(50%)
1,979
(50%)
 Male 786
(50%)
2,005
(50%)

Parkersburg South High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,508
(96%)
3,767
(95%)
 Black 28
(2%)
87
(2%)
 Hispanic 15
(1%)
29
(1%)
 Two or More 13
(1%)
53
(1%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
42
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Parkersburg South High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 904
(57%)
2,292
(58%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 605
(38%)
1,514
(38%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 67
(4%)
178
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Parkersburg South High School is ranked 6th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Parkersburg South High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (42.6%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 South High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1285
2006 1290
2007 1291
2008 1662
2009 1639
2010 1580
2011 1559
2012 1568
2013 1594
2014 1565
2015 1576

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 17
2007 16.8
2008 16.8
2009 16.4
2010 16.6
2011 16.2
2012 16.2
2013 16.4
2014 16.1
2015 16.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24747081712062
2006 0.25968992248062
2007 0.25948876839659
2008 0.34235860409146
2009 0.38865161683954
2010 0.39556962025316
2011 0.41885824246312
2012 0.48469387755102
2013 0.39335006273526
2014 0.40894568690096
2015 0.42639593908629

Compare Parkersburg South High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,660.0% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 42.6%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,576 16.6:1  
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