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Parkersburg South High School
  • Public
  • PARKERSBURG, WV

Report Card

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

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Parkersburg South High School is a public school located in PARKERSBURG, WV. It has 1,467 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 16 to 1. According to state test scores, 23% of students are at least proficient in math and 52% in reading.

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1511 BLIZZARD DR
PARKERSBURG, WV 26101
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
52%
Percent Proficient - Math
23%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1080
125 responses
Average ACT
24
252 responses
AP Enrollment
15%

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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 B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 31 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 31 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 85 responses
  • Football and basketball games
    29%
  • Prom
    19%
  • Powder Puff
    15%
  • Sports
    8%
  • Spirit Week (5 days of different dress up themes)
    6%
  • Spot Night
    6%
  • Masquerade Ball!
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,467
Free or Reduced Lunch
40%
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 33 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 33 responses
88%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 33 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
16:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$47,118
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.3%
54%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 41 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 41 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 41 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,367 / year
National
$12,239
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 44 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 44 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 44 responses

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