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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 130 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,850
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

Top Rankings

Parkersburg Catholic Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in West Virginia for:

School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Year Founded

Student Body

Total Students
130 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
State avg.: 9%
Students by Grade
Parkersburg Catholic Elementary School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
10 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
15 students
Classroom Dress Code
(Uniform is required)

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Discounts are available for members of participating parishes. Tuition assistance is also available *Tuition assistance must be applied for
Admissions Director
Kelly Franklin


Total Sports Offered
4 sports


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
3 extracurriculars
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Top Ranked WV School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Students: 130 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $4,850
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling

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The average private school tuition in West Virginia is $6,331 for elementary schools and $6,903 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in West Virginia is 88% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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