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Parkersburg High School is a public school in Parkersburg, WV. It has 1,783 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 144 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Extracurriculars: Funding gets scarce, but is decent anyways.

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On Overall Experience: Decent. Not amazing, but not bad.

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On Health & Safety: Security is good, bullying isn't prevalent, and rest is decent enough.

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On Academics: The education at PHS is what you make of it.

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On Health & Safety: The school does an alright job with safety measures. They should be more strict on certain crimes and have a "true" no tolerance policy.

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Parkersburg High School is a public school in Parkersburg, WV. It has 1,783 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 144 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

79%

Test Performance

73
Parkersburg High School performed better than 73% of other schools on West Virginia math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1670

Based on 7 students surveyed
Math
580
Verbal
540
Writing
550

ACT:
25

Based on 22 students surveyed
Math
24
English
25
Reading
26
Science
25
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 43% Study
  • 43% Get involved
  • 14% Be prepared to deal with craziness.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 67% Traditional
  • 17% Political
  • 17% It's all about who has money and who doesn't.

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 15 responses

  • 60% Yes
  • 13% Not sure.
  • 27% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% The amount of academics
  • 40% The school pride and traditions
  • 20% The size and academic records from the students

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 57% Tradition
  • 43% Making new friends

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% The smell
  • 50% Focusplaced on unimportant things, not education

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
52.1%
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Female
47.9%
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Racial Diversity

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White
93.9%
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African American
3.6%
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Asian
1.2%
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Hispanic
0.7%
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Multiracial
0.6%
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Pacific Islander
0.1%
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Native American
0%