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grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B minus
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B
  6. Health & Safety
    grade C+
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Parkersburg High School is an above average, public school located in Parkersburg, WV. It has 1,739 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 26% of students are at least proficient in math and 54% in reading.

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2101 Dudley Ave
Parkersburg, WV 26101
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
54%
Percent Proficient - Math
26%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1110
90 responses
Average ACT
24
230 responses
AP Enrollment
25%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$35,778
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$674
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$91,100
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
72%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 32 responses
Poll
44%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 32 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 67 responses
  • Football game traditions
    30%
  • The A Cappella choir chistmas concert
    25%
  • Sports Games
    13%
  • Big Red Band
    12%
  • The alma mater
    10%
  • Homecoming
    3%
  • Pep rallies
    3%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,739
Free or Reduced Lunch
44%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 29 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 29 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 29 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,118
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.1%
47%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 43 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 44 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 44 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,367 / year
National
$12,239
80%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
23%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
52%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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