Public Schools in Petersburg, West Virginia

There are 5 Public Schools in Petersburg, West Virginia, serving a population of 2,495 people in an area of 2 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 499 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In West Virginia, Petersburg is ranked 216th of 1046 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 181st of 1046 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Petersburg Public Schools

Find Petersburg, West Virginia public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Dorcas Elementary School 4055 South Mill Creek Road Petersburg, WV

Dorcas Elementary School Hc 33 Box 1060 Petersburg, WV

Petersburg Elementary School 333 Rig Street Petersburg, WV

Petersburg High School 207 Jefferson Avenue Petersburg, WV

South Branch Vocational School 401 Pierpont Street Petersburg, WV

About Petersburg Public Schools

Petersburg Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Petersburg, WV. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including West Virginia, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Petersburg Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Petersburg school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Petersburg Public School Statistics

Find Petersburg Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Petersburg Public School Enrollment
 PetersburgGrant County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment13 (100.0%)77 (100.0%)
Kindergarten Enrollment-104 (100.0%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)95 (100.0%)498 (98.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)72 (94.7%)476 (99.2%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)92 (100.0%)475 (97.1%)
Petersburg Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 PetersburgGrant County
Less than 9th Grade Education206 (10.7%)750 (8.8%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)126 (6.6%)882 (10.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)788 (41.0%)3,893 (45.8%)