Petersburg High School



Petersburg High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Petersburg High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 118
8 108
9 123
10 121
11 115
12 107

Petersburg High School is a public high school of the Grant County School District located in Petersburg, WV. It has 692 students in grades 7th through 12th. Petersburg High School is the 52nd largest public high school in West Virginia and the 8,363rd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.0 to 1.

Total Students: 692
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15:1
Full Time Teachers: 46

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Petersburg High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 372
(54%)
483
(53%)
 Female 320
(46%)
428
(47%)

Petersburg High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 680
(98%)
896
(98%)
 Black 6
(1%)
9
(1%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Petersburg High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 358
(52%)
493
(54%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 334
(48%)
418
(46%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Petersburg High School is ranked 46th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Petersburg High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (48.3%) 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.

Petersburg High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 766
2006 768
2007 756
2008 748
2009 729
2010 713
2011 739
2012 723
2013 728
2014 703
2015 692

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.7
2006 15.2
2007 14.8
2008 14.7
2009 14.6
2010 13.9
2011 16.8
2012 15.4
2013 15.5
2014 15
2015 15

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.42036553524804
2006 0.41145833333333
2007 0.43915343915344
2008 0.43983957219251
2009 0.45679012345679
2010 0.43057503506311
2011 0.48173207036536
2012 0.42323651452282
2013 0.44642857142857
2014 0.45234708392603
2015 0.48265895953757

Compare Petersburg High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,500.0% 15.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 48.3%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Petersburg High School
Petersburg, WV
Public 07 - 12 692 15:1  
Moorefield High School
Moorefield, WV
Public 09 - 12 406 16.1:1 10 miles
Union Educational Complex
Mount Storm, WV
Public PK - 12 219 12:1 21 miles
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