Jefferson County Public Schools

There are 16 public schools in Jefferson County, West Virginia, serving 8,842 students.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the West Virginia state average of 8%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the state average of 14:1.

Jefferson County Public Schools

  • School Location Students Grades
  • Harpers FerryBlue Ridge Elementary School
    18866 Charles Town Rd
    Harpers FerryWV25425
    431 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Harpers Ferry
    C. W. Shipley Elementary School
    652 Shipley School Rd
    Harpers FerryWV25425
    391 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Charles TownCharles Town Middle School
    817 High St
    Charles TownWV25414
    675 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Shenandoah JunctionDriswood Elementary School
    75 Caspian Way
    Shenandoah JunctionWV25442
    496 students | Gr. PK-6
  • Harpers FerryHarpers Ferry Middle School
    1710 West Washington St
    Harpers FerryWV25425
    388 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Shenandoah JunctionJefferson High School
    4141 Flowing Springs Rd
    Shenandoah JunctionWV25442
    1321 students | Gr. 9-12
  • KearneysvilleNorth Jefferson Elementary School
    6996 Charles Town Rd
    259 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Charles TownPage Jackson Elementary School
    370 Page Jackson School Rd
    Charles TownWV25414
    472 students | Gr. PK-2
  • RansonRanson Elementary School
    600 North Preston St
    377 students | Gr. PK-5
  • ShepherdstownShepherdstown Elementary School
    662 South Church St
    472 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Shepherdstown
    Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Shepherdstown Middle School
    54 Minden Ave
    339 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Charles TownSouth Jefferson Elementary School
    Route 2 Box 151b
    Charles TownWV25414
    531 students | Gr. KG-5
  • Shenandoah JunctioT A Lowery Elementary School
    103 Shenandoah Junction Rd
    Shenandoah JunctioWV25442
    589 students | Gr. PK-5
  • Charles TownWashington High School
    300 Washington Patriots Dr
    Charles TownWV25414
    1083 students | Gr. 9-12
  • Shenandoah JunctionWildwood Middle School
    1209 Shenandoah Junction Rd
    Shenandoah JunctionWV25442
    600 students | Gr. 6-8
  • Charles TownWright Denny Intermediate School
    209 West Congress St
    Charles TownWV25414
    418 students | Gr. 3-5

County Statistics

About Jefferson County County Statistics (WV) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 55,070 people 1,811,052 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 24% 14%
Median Household Income $52,567 $33,992
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Inadequate funding and resources for schools, harsh zero-tolerance discipline policies, police presence in public schools, and de facto segregation continue to create school environments in which poor and minority students have little chance of succeeding. The result is a continuation of the school-to-prison pipeline that has been commonplace in the American education system for decades, despite federal, state and local efforts to curb the problem.
Did You Know?
Jefferson County, WV public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.57, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.15. The most diverse school district in Jefferson County is Harmony Science Academy School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or in the USA.