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Wood County is known for its friendly people, its history, and its favorable business and industrial climate. 

Located along the Ohio River, this community enjoys a moderate climate and a yearlong calendar of recreational and cultural events.

Wood County is a great place to live and a great place to go to school. Wood County Schools’ proud heritage of academic excellence is the result of community support. Approval of excess levies (a tradition since 1945), support of bond issues, academic and athletic scholarship programs, booster organizations, involvement by the PTA, Partners in Education, and the Chamber of Commerce of the Mid-Ohio Valley's Education Team illustrate the community’s commitment to education.

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Wood County students live in a district that values education, takes well-deserved pride in past success and strives to meet the challenges of the future.

Learning comes first in Wood County Schools as testimonials of excellence are evidenced in above average scores on ACT, SAT, state testing programs, Presidential Scholars, champion Odyssey of the Mind teams, military academy appointments, college scholarships, and in success in the workplace.

Wood County Schools has a program to meet student needs whether college bound or entering the world of work. Transition is provided to a state-of-the-art technical preparation curriculum in conjunction with West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Wood County Schools is a public school district located in Wood County, West Virginia, in the United States. The district serves students in grades pre-K through 12, with a total enrollment of approximately 13,000 students across 27 schools.

The Wood County Schools district covers a large area, including the cities of Parkersburg, Vienna, and Williamstown and several surrounding towns and rural areas. The district is governed by a five-member Board of Education, which is responsible for setting policies, approving budgets, and overseeing the district's operations.

The district offers a range of programs and services to meet the needs of its diverse student population. These include special education, gifted education, alternative education, and technical and vocational education programs, as well as a variety of extracurricular activities and sports teams.

Wood County Schools has a strong commitment to technology and innovation and has implemented several initiatives to support digital learning and student engagement. These include a one to one device program that provides every student with a tablet, as well as online learning platforms and other digital resources.

Overall, Wood County Schools provides a high-quality education to its students and is committed to continuous improvement and innovation to ensure that students are well-prepared for success in college, careers, and life.

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Our vision is to work as a community to inspire a passion for learning, pursue excellence, and empower students to reach their potential.

Welcome to Wood County Schools.