Parkersburg school information

IndexParkersburgWest VirginiaNational
Average Test Scores37%39%49%
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 25% 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.

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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.
Vincent, OH36581%64%
Little Hocking, OH25380%62%
Devola, OH2,61277%56%
Marietta, OH14,02973%48%
Belpre, OH6,43172%45%
Parkersburg, WV31,19537%25%

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City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Ferry Pass, FL31,20450%1%
Gurnee, IL31,18241%17%
Alamogordo, NM31,22426%48%
West Little River, FL31,22629%40%
North Tonawanda, NY31,24548%3%
Parkersburg, WV31,19537%25%
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.