We reviewed 21,035 U.S. public high schools; 27 West Virginia schools made our rankings. View Rankings
High school students in West Virginia are assessed through state tests in math, science, social studies and reading and language arts. The West Virginia Department of Education has developed a plan to teach students "21st Century Learning Skills" related to information and communication; thinking and problem solving; and personal and workplace productivity.
In the U.S. News Best High Schools 2013 rankings, seven West Virginia schools earned silver medals and 20 received bronze medals. One silver medal goes to Morgantown High School in Monongalia County Schools, which is about 150 miles from the state capital of Charleston.
Top Ranked WV Schools
To be eligible for a state ranking, a school must be awarded a national gold or silver medal.#1
1522 TENNIS CLUB RD, CHARLESTON, WV 25314#2
109 WILSON AVE, MORGANTOWN, WV 26505#3
1 LOOP PARK DR, FAIRMONT, WV 26554#4
131 BAKER'S RIDGE RD, MORGANTOWN, WV 26505#5
3350 TEAYS VALLEY RD, HURRICANE, WV 25526#6
515 JOHNSON AVE, BRIDGEPORT, WV 26330#7
1993 AIRPORT RD, FAIRMONT, WV 26554
Other Notable WV Schools
These schools were awarded a national bronze medal. They are listed alphabetically.
3317 BUFFALO RD, BUFFALO, WV 25033
259 COUGAR DR, BAKER, WV 26801
ONE SPARTAN LN, LEWISBURG, WV 24901
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WV by the Numbers
Districts 57 High Schools 128 Full-Time Teachers 5,881 Students Enrolled 85,347
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The Kanawha County Schools include eight high schools that serve 7,809 students.
There are three high schools among the Berkeley County Schools, serving 4,933 students.
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