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Congratulations to the 2015-2016 Schools of Excellence

East Hardy High, Hardy County

Evans Elementary, Jackson County

Pleasant Valley Elementary, Marion County

Suncrest Middle, Monongalia County

Panther Creek Elementary, Nicholas County

Steenrod Elementary, Ohio County

Crescent Elementary, Raleigh County

Hacker Valley Elementary, Webster County

Greenmont Elementary. Wood County


The Schools of Excellence Recognition Program was revised for 2015-2016.

If you have additional questions, please contact Nancy Cline at or call 304-558-3199.


Schools of Excellence for 21st Century Learning

Schools of Excellence:

  • are schools that offer rigorous, challenging instructional academic;
  • are staffed with master teachers and exceptional adults who subscribe to the ideas of lifelong learning and exccellence in the profession;
  • have learning-centered environments that support all student's in surpassing their potential,
  • and demonstrate student achievement results that are significantly above the average for comparable schools.

In addition, WV Code 18-5A-4 requires that these schools show improvement in student achievement, improvement in reducing dropout rates, improvement in standardized test scores, implementation of advanced or innovative programs, improvement in parent and community involvement, improvement in parent, teacher, and student satisfaction, and improvement in student attendance and other factors which promote excellence in education.

Congratulations 2014-2015 Schools of Excellence Winners

Brandywine Elementary School, Pendleton County

George Washington Elementary School, Putnam County

Maxwell Hill Elementary, Raleigh County


2013-2014 Schools of Excellence Winning Applications:


  • Ashford-Rumble Elementary, Boone County
  • Craigsville Elementary, Nicholas County
  • Dingess Elementary, Mingo County
  • Eastbrook Elementary, Putnam County
  • Princeton Primary, Mercer County
  • Shoals Elementary, Kanawha County
  • West Hamlin Elementary, Lincoln County
  • White Hall Elementary, Marion County
  • High School and Vocational School

    • Liberty High, Raleigh County
    • Fayette Institute of Technology, Fayette County