Parkersburg South High School

Serves grades M - M

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1511 Blizzard Dr
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Phone
(304) 420-9610
District
WOOD COUNTY SCHOOLS
County
WOOD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1559
Classroom Teachers
95

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to West Virginia

6

(10 is best)

Better than 57.0% of WV schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Parkersburg South High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 35 37
Proficiency in Reading 51 51
Proficiency in Math 19 24

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 16.41
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.48
AVG FOR STATE 14.14
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 446 28.6%
Grade 10 407 26.1%
Grade 11 363 23.3%
Grade 12 343 22.0%
Total 1559 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 96.7% 96.0% 92.9%
Black 1.5% 2.0% 4.5%
Hispanic 0.9% 1.1% 1.7%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.8% 0.7% 0.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 37.8% 25.9% 16.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.4% 23.7% 14.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.3% 2.1% 2.3%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 86,016 1,815,857
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 228.3 75
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 17.5% 17.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 29.0% 30.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.5% 28.0%
65 OR OLDER 19.1% 18.3%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 36,110 737,671
Single Parent Households With Children 10.5% 9.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 90.1% 85.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.5% 19.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.8% 5.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.4% 10.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 11.2% 10.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.8% 18.0%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.2% 20.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.6% 19.3%
$15,000 or less 14.0% 15.7%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,267 $82,009,962 58.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $683 $8,937,738 6.4%
Staff $541 $7,079,526 5.1%
General Administration $94 $1,230,084 0.9%
School Administration $528 $6,909,408 4.9%
Operation $1,079 $14,119,794 10.1%
Transportation $556 $7,275,816 5.2%
Other $131 $1,714,266 1.2%
Total Support $3,611 $47,253,546 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $794 $10,390,284 7.4%
Total Expenditures $10,672 $139,653,792 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,607 $1,809,407,994 54.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $584 $159,797,418 4.8%
Staff $415 $113,528,414 3.4%
General Administration $188 $51,544,801 1.5%
School Administration $620 $169,727,227 5.1%
Operation $1,185 $324,548,073 9.7%
Transportation $841 $230,380,527 6.9%
Other $203 $55,479,862 1.7%
Total Support $4,035 $1,105,009,544 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,561 $427,485,879 12.8%
Total Expenditures $12,203 $3,341,899,220 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%