Parkersburg Catholic High School is a diocesan coeducational Catholic faith community whose basic goal is the development of individual students as Christian social beings. The school offers a curriculum designed to prepare students for college and other post-high school educational opportunities. To provide a quality education, PCHS strives to make effective use of various educational enhancements offered by parents, parishes, other educational institutions, and business/community programs. All educational efforts are directed toward the formation of the total person — intellectually, morally, socially, physically, and spiritually.

A Catholic school, PCHS stresses the development and practice of Christian values. All aspects of the school emphasize the individual value of the student. Following Christian tradition, the school is open to students of all religions, races, national origins, and academic needs.