West Virginia Board of Education Recognized Exemplary Accreditation Status Schools

September 13, 2007



CHARLESTON, W.Va.  –The West Virginia Board of Education recognized 62 schools in 28 counties as Exemplary Schools during its September Board meeting in Charleston


“Staff, parents, students and communities worked very hard to achieve this honor,” said Board President Delores Cook. “This accomplishment speaks highly for the quality of education throughout West Virginia, with schools from every area of our state identified as exemplary.”


 “It is encouraging to note the diverse school representation:  schools of various sizes, both low enrollment and high enrollment; rural and urban schools; Title I schools and nonTitle I schools; and schools of various configurations, all made the exemplary list,” added Office of Education Performance Audits Executive Director Kenna Seal.


The following schools have been recognized as Exemplary Accreditation status schools.

BARBOUR                Kasson Elementary/Middle School

BERKELEY               Rosemont Elementary School

BOONE                      Ashford-Rumble Elementary School


BRAXTON                Burnsville Elementary School

                                    Flatwoods Elementary School

                                    Frametown Elementary School


BROOKE                   Lauretta B. Millsop Primary School


CABELL                    Davis Creek Elementary School


GREENBRIER         Frankford School


HANCOCK                Liberty Elementary School

                                    Weir High School


HARDY                      East Hardy High School


HARRISON               Bridgeport Middle School

                                    Bridgeport High School


JACKSON                 Evans Elementary School

                                    Kenna Elementary School

                                    Ravenswood Middle School


JEFFERSON             Shepherdstown Elementary School

                                    Shepherdstown Middle School


KANAWHA               Chamberlain Elementary School

                                    Holz Elementary School

                                    Kenna Elementary School

                                    Montrose Elementary School

                                    Overbrook Elementary School

                                    Weberwood Elementary School

                                    George Washington High School


LOGAN                      Hugh Dingess Elementary School

                                    Justice Elementary School

                                    Verdunville Elementary School


MARION                   Barrackville Elementary/Middle School

                                    Fairview Middle School

                                    East Fairmont High School

                                    Fairmont Senior High School

MARSHALL             John Marshall High School


MINERAL                 Frankfort High School


MONONGALIA        North Elementary School

                                    Suncrest Primary School

                                    Cheat Lake Elementary School

                                    Suncrest Middle School

                                    Morgantown High School


NICHOLAS               Mt. Nebo Elementary School


OHIO                          Bethlehem Elementary School

                                    Steenrod Elementary School

                                    Woodsdale Elementary School

                                    Warwood Middle School


PLEASANTS             Belmont Elementary School


PRESTON                  Fellowsville Elementary School


PUTNAM                   Confidence Elementary School

                                    Conner Street Elementary School

                                    Hurricane Town Elementary School

                                    Poca Elementary School

                                    Scott Teays Elementary School

                                    West Teays Elementary School

                                    Winfield High School


RANDOLPH              Pickens Elementary/High School

                                    Elkins High School


RITCHIE                   Ellenboro Elementary School


TAYLOR                    Flemington Elementary School


WEBSTER                 Hacker Valley Elementary School


WOOD                       Greenmont Elementary School

                                    Vienna Elementary School

                                    Jackson Junior High School


To achieve Exemplary status, a school must meet a high level of student proficiency in core subjects; meet a student attendance rate of at or above 94 percent; meet a student graduation rate of at or above 85 percent; meet a college or post-secondary attendance rate of 55 percent; and meet a five percent standard of students who successfully complete Advanced Placement, dual credit, and honors classes as defined by state Policy 2510.  

The Exemplary School will be celebrated during a special ceremony later this year. For more information, please contact Dr. Kenna Seal or Dr. Donna Davis at (304) 558-3788.


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