Parkersburg High School

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2101 Dudley Ave

Parkersburg, WV 26101

(304) 420-9595

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 2,080

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Parkersburg High School

BEST school in the state! The new administration is great! They are cleaning house and making the school much, much, better! I am a 2010 graduate and can't believe how much it has already changed! I give PHS 5 stars!

Posted by a other on 06/26/12

Parkersburg High School offers the most well-rounded education in the state of West Virginia. In addition to the top-notch academics and teachers, PHS boasts many state champion men's and women's sports teams and award-winning music, theater, and art departments. Plus, there are dozens of clubs and ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/12/10

the teachers and curriculum are great, but the administration is horrific! don't miss a day of school, even if you're sick because it's a hazard to get excused!

Posted by a student on 12/01/09

I've been to this school for a year now (I'm a sophmore this upcoming school year) and I say this school could do way better. Especially in the academic system. This school only seems to fund the athletic field and emphasize that it's better, while the academinc is struggling to teach its students the ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 07/26/09

It is my first year at Parkersburg High School and I really like this school. Not only sports, but education is a big part of PHS. Parents don't really know what goes on in the classroom. I have had a great year here and I have learned alot. Every student is safe no matter what. Yes, the dress code is ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/01/09

I am a sophmore currently at PHS and I have to say that I definatley feel that I will not be prepared for college. My honors english class is a joke and the school's focus is on sports when they should really be focusing on academics. The standerdized tests may be good, but you don't know what is really ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/18/09

Parkersburg High School prepared my child well for her future. She was able to leave school and start on a great career. I would recommend this school to anyone.

Posted by a parent on 04/15/08

Parkersburg High School may be called 'the School of Champions' for its nationally recognized athletic programs, however it fails to provide a challenging and rigorous education. The students are motivated to give their all on the field but are not adequately prepared for the academic intensity of college. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/11/07

I dont feel there is a dress code, or perhaps just not inforced. Teachers dress code is not much better than students.

Posted by a parent on 10/17/07

PHS really is great for preparing students for any college. The only down fall is that the athletics are extremely competitive, and sometimes you won't make the team unless you have connections

Posted by a student on 06/04/07

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Test scores
Test scores for Parkersburg High School

WESTEST2* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2010
Parkersburg High School
Wood County Schools
West Virginia
* In 2009-2010 West Virginia used the West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2 (WESTEST 2) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading, math and science, and in grades 3 through 8 in social studies. The WESTEST 2 is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of West Virginia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the test.

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Parkersburg schools — Parkersburg High School is located at 2101 Dudley Ave, Parkersburg WV 26101. 2101 Dudley Ave is in the 26101 ZIP code in Parkersburg, WV The school district for Parkersburg High School is the Wood County Schools. Parkersburg High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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