Parkersburg Catholic Elementary School

  • Parkersburg Catholic Schools, in partnership with the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, is committed to teaching the Catholic faith and serving all students with the highest standards of educational excellence, empowering them to be leaders in a global community.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other religious school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-6
Year Founded1947

Student Body

Total Students156 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 6%
Students by Grade Parkersburg Catholic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size15 students
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform is required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$4,850
Tuition NotesDiscounts are available for members of participating parishes. Tuition assistance is also available *Tuition assistance must be applied for
Admissions DirectorKelly Franklin


Total Sports Offered4 sports
SportsBasketball, Golf, Tennis, Track and FieldBasketballGolf,
TennisTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Lego Robotics

Arts and Music Programs:
Band Program, Choir

School Notes

Their vision for TOMORROW is shaped by who is guiding them TODAY.
Our Family Atmosphere Produces Leaders of Tomorrow.
At Parkersburg Catholic Schools, we believe that a child is most likely to reach his or her true potential if everyone around them is invested in their future. Our strong community of committed teachers, Catholic leaders, and highly involved families ensures that each child is surrounded by faith, love, and support all while receiving an exceptional education.
  • Average Test Scores (SAT, ACT, Terra Nova) continually rank above local public schools (WV & OH) and national scores
  • Variety of extracurriculars at elementary & high school levels
  • Christian atmosphere nurtured through activities including regular mass, daily prayer, service projects, class retreats, and much more
  • Area`s only private, fully-accredited, college preparatory program
  • Tuition assistance available
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    Parkersburg Catholic High School
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    Special Program Emphasis (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 7-12 | 154 students
    2.1 miles
    3201 Fairview Ave
    Parkersburg, WV 26104
    2.1 7-12
  • Belpre
    Grades: K-12 | 35 students
    0.9 miles
    200 1st Ln
    Belpre, OH 45714
    0.9 K-12

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Did You Know?
The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $4,884 for elementary schools and $5,229 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in West Virginia is 89% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).