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Congratulations 2016-2017 Schools of Excellence

Crescent Elementary - Raleigh County

Evans Elementary - Jackson County

Flemington Elementary - Taylor County

Holz Elementary - Kanawha County

Kenna Elementary - Kanawha County

Slanesville Elementary - Hampshire County

Steenrod Elementary - Ohio County

Suncrest Prinary - Monogalia County

Hacker Valley Elementary/Middle - Webster County

George Washington High - Kanawha County


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.



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 as of 2015-2016.

2014-2015 Schools of Excellence

  • Brandywine Elementary School, Pendleton County
  • George Washington Elementary School, Putnam County
  • Maxwell Hill Elementary, Raleigh County


2013-2014 Schools of Excellence



  • 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