Top 10 Best West Virginia Public Schools (2022)

West Virginia is the #40 largest school system in the United States, serving 271,007 students across the 729 public schools for the 2022 school year.
The percentage of students achieving math proficiency in West Virginia is 38%. The percentage of students achieving reading proficiency is 45%.
The top ranked public schools in West Virginia are Evans Elementary School, Kenna Elementary School and Greenmont Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 10% (majority Black) and the student:teacher ratio is 15:1.

Student by Ethnicity

(WV) School Average
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
Black
4%
White
90%
Two or more races
3%
This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.

Top Ranked Public Schools in West Virginia (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Student Proficiency
Grades
Location
Rank: #11.
Evans Elementary School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Reading: 85-89% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
205 School House Drive
Evans, WV 25241
(304) 372-7333
Rank: #22.
Kenna Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
198 Eureka Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-6104
Rank: #33.
Greenmont Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 80-84% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
209 58th St
Vienna, WV 26105
(304) 420-9544
Rank: #44.
Holz Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Grades: PK-5
1505 Hampton Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-1906
Rank: #55.
Smithville Elementary School
Math: ≥80% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: ≥80% (Top 1%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
157 Main Street
Smithville, WV 26178
(304) 477-3273
Rank: #66.
New Creek Primary School
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
Math: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-79% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-4
85 New Creek School Road
New Creek, WV 26743
(304) 788-4249
Rank: #77.
West Teays Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 73%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
(3)
Math: 76% (Top 5%)
Reading: 73% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
3676 Teays Valley Road
Hurricane, WV 25526
(304) 757-6711
Rank: #88.
Gihon Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 75-79% (Top 1%)
Reading: 65-69% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
2000 Belmont Rd
Parkersburg, WV 26101
(304) 420-9539
Rank: #99.
Panther Creek Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Reading: 70-74% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-5
10068 Canvas Nettie Road, Po B
Nettie, WV 26681
(304) 846-6808
Rank: #1010.
Williamstown Elementary School
Math: 70% | Reading: 75%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
Math: 70% (Top 5%)
Reading: 75% (Top 5%)
Grades: PK-6
418 Williams Ave
Williamstown, WV 26187
(304) 375-7675

Best West Virginia Public Schools by County (2022)

County
# Schools
# Students
% Minority
34
19,320
24%
13
3,891
1%
14
2,448
5%
30
13,818
15%
6
1,939
1%
5
1,679
3%
6
2,380
12%
28
10,788
6%
69
25,974
18%
6
2,587
3%
16
5,474
4%
23
8,081
10%
12
4,171
3%
11
3,096
11%
28
8,827
16%
9
3,975
4%
14
5,278
13%
23
9,654
6%
30
12,046
14%
5
2,243
2%
4
1,292
2%
10
3,776
3%
17
6,008
2%
4
1,638
19%
28
12,334
7%

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