Parkersburg school information

IndexParkersburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores38%40%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:115:116:1
Total public schools2150979,235
Total private schools611524,875
Total post-secondary schools5787,965

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  • The average school test scores in Parkersburg are 44% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 21 public schools in Parkersburg.
  • 82.6% of people in Parkersburg have completed 8th grade.
  • 79.9% of people in Parkersburg have completed high school.
  • 14.5% of people in Parkersburg have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Parkersburg

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  • Blennerhassett Elementary School448 Jewel RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 451 · Ratio: 14:158
  • Blennerhassett Junior High School444 Jewel RdGrades: 06 - 08Students: 53 · Ratio: 15:145
  • Criss Elementary School2800 22Nd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 299 · Ratio: 19:141
  • Edison Junior High School1201 Hillcrest StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 685 · Ratio: 16:142
  • Emerson Elementary School1605 36Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 407 · Ratio: 14:1n/a
  • Fairplains Elementary School615 Broadway AveGrades: PK - 05Students: 236 · Ratio: 13:123
  • Franklin Elementary Center1511 Division St ExtGrades: PK - 05Students: 291 · Ratio: 12:121
  • Gihon Elementary School2000 Belmont RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 323 · Ratio: 16:145
  • Hamilton Junior High School3501 Cadillac DrGrades: 06 - 08Students: 566 · Ratio: 17:141
  • Jefferson Elementary Center1103 Plum StGrades: PK - 05Students: 478 · Ratio: 11:131
  • Lorrie Yeager Juvenile Center907 Mission DriveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 13 · Ratio: 5:1n/a
  • Lubeck Elementary School206 Lubeck RdGrades: PK - 05Students: 466 · Ratio: 16:146
  • Madison Elementary School1426 32Nd StGrades: PK - 05Students: 347 · Ratio: 15:1n/a
  • Martin Elementary School1301 Hillcrest StGrades: PK - 05Students: 287 · Ratio: 13:131
  • Mckinley Elementary School1130 19Th StGrades: PK - 05Students: 31 · Ratio: 11:129
  • Parkersburg High School2101 Dudley AveGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,783 · Ratio: 18:143
  • Parkersburg South High School1511 Blizzard DrGrades: 09 - 12Students: 158 · Ratio: 17:147
  • Van Devender Junior High School918 31St StGrades: 06 - 08Students: 373 · Ratio: 11:138
  • Wood Co Voc Tech Ctr1515 Blizzard DrGrades: PK - 12Students: 0 · Ratio: 0:1n/a
  • Worthington Elementary School2500 36Th StGrades: KG - 05Students: 204 · Ratio: 11:133

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Education level achieved in Parkersburg

IndexParkersburgWest VirginiaNational
Completed 8th grade82.6%80.4%83.8%
Completed high school79.9%77.8%82.4%
Completed some college46.4%43.5%58.4%
Completed associate degree22.9%25.1%37.2%
Completed bachelors14.5%18.7%29.3%
Completed masters4.8%7.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.1%2.0%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.7%0.8%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Parkersburg (high school & post-secondary)

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Little Hocking, OH25384%24%
Vincent, OH36581%19%
Marietta, OH14,02975%10%
Belpre, OH6,43168%0%
Coolville, OH57966%3%
Parkersburg, WV31,19538%44%

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Gurnee, IL31,18284%24%
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Parkersburg, WV31,19538%44%
Source: The Parkersburg, WV education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.