Top 10 Best Kanawha County Public Schools (2022)

For the 2022 school year, there are 72 public schools serving 25,184 students in Kanawha County, WV. Kanawha County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in West Virginia.
The top ranked public schools in Kanawha County, WV are Kenna Elementary School, Holz Elementary School and Overbrook Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Kanawha County, WV public schools have an average math proficiency score of 42% (versus the West Virginia public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 46% (versus the 45% statewide average). Schools in Kanawha County have an average ranking of 8/10, which is in the top 30% of West Virginia public schools.
Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the West Virginia public school average of 11% (majority Black).

Best Kanawha County Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Kenna Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
198 Eureka Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-6104
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students
Rank: #22.
Holz Elementary School
Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 1%
1505 Hampton Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-1906
Grades: PK-5
| 274 students
Rank: #33.
Overbrook Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
218 Overbrook Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-6179
Grades: K-5
| 345 students
Rank: #44.
Montrose Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
631 Montrose Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303
(304) 348-1930
Grades: PK-5
| 234 students
Rank: #55.
Rock Branch Elementary School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4616 1st Ave
Nitro, WV 25143
(304) 755-1443
Grades: PK-5
| 207 students
Rank: #66.
John Adams Middle School
Math: 62% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
2002 Presidential Dr
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-6652
Grades: 6-8
| 762 students
Rank: #77.
Weberwood Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
732 Gordon Road
South Charleston, WV 25303
(304) 348-1924
Grades: PK-5
| 250 students
Rank: #88.
Chamberlain Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
4901 Venable Av S E
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 348-1969
Grades: K-5
| 203 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Midland Trail Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Ferry St
Belle, WV 25015
(304) 949-1823
Grades: PK-5
| 168 students
Rank: #9 - 109. - 10.
Ruthlawn Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
736 Ruthdale Road
South Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 744-9481
Grades: PK-5
| 239 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Belle Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
401 E 6th Street
Belle, WV 25015
(304) 949-2612
Grades: PK-5
| 283 students
Rank: #11 - 1211. - 12.
Pinch Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
300 South Pinch Rd
Elkview, WV 25071
(304) 348-1943
Grades: PK-5
| 339 students
Rank: #1313.
George Washington High School
Math: 48% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1522 Tennis Club Rd
Charleston, WV 25314
(304) 348-7729
Grades: 9-12
| 1,134 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Andrews Heights Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(3)
7776 Coal River Road
Tornado, WV 25202
(304) 722-0232
Grades: PK-5
| 285 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Clendenin Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
5120 Elk River Road N
Elkview, WV 25071
(304) 965-5311
Grades: PK-5
| 225 students
Rank: #14 - 1614. - 16.
Mary Ingles Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
559 Big Bottom Hollow Road
Charleston, WV 25306
(304) 348-1975
Grades: PK-5
| 158 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Alban Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
2030 Harrison Avenue
Saint Albans, WV 25177
(304) 722-0234
Grades: PK-5
| 284 students
Rank: #17 - 1817. - 18.
Central Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
900 Helene Street
Saint Albans, WV 25177
(304) 722-0226
Grades: PK-5
| 351 students
Rank: #1919.
Kanawha City Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3601 Staunton Avenue Se
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 348-1985
Grades: PK-5
| 244 students
Rank: #2020.
Cross Lanes Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5525 Big Tyler Road
Charleston, WV 25313
(304) 776-2022
Grades: PK-5
| 337 students
Rank: #2121.
Elk Elementary Center
Math: 53% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3320 Pennsylvania Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 348-7776
Grades: PK-5
| 513 students
Rank: #2222.
Point Harmony Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
5312 Big Tyler Road
Charleston, WV 25313
(304) 776-3482
Grades: K-5
| 450 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Ruffner Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
809 Litz Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 348-1130
Grades: PK-5
| 268 students
Rank: #23 - 2423. - 24.
Sissonville Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8324 Sissonville Drive
Charleston, WV 25320
(304) 348-1961
Grades: PK-4
| 246 students
Rank: #2525.
South Charleston Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 55%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
400 Third Avenue
South Charleston, WV 25303
(304) 348-1918
Grades: 6-8
| 382 students
Rank: #2626.
Alum Creek Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
4540 Brounland Road
South Charleston, WV 25309
(304) 348-1935
Grades: PK-5
| 166 students
Rank: #2727.
Nitro High School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
1300 Park Avenue
Nitro, WV 25143
(304) 755-4321
Grades: 9-12
| 772 students
Rank: #2828.
Saint Albans High School
Math: 32% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2100 Kanawha Terrace
Saint Albans, WV 25177
(304) 722-0212
Grades: 9-12
| 1,011 students
Rank: #2929.
Shoals Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
100 Dutch Rd
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 348-1900
Grades: PK-5
| 213 students
Rank: #3030.
Andrew Jackson Middle School
Math: 39% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
5445 Big Tyler Road
Charleston, WV 25313
(304) 776-3310
Grades: 6-8
| 614 students
Rank: #3131.
Lakewood Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(1)
2089 Lakewood Drive
Saint Albans, WV 25177
(304) 722-0200
Grades: PK-5
| 269 students
Rank: #3232.
Bridge Elementary School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
5120 Elk River Road N
Elkview, WV 25071
(304) 965-5501
Grades: PK-5
| 86 students
Rank: #3333.
Nitro Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1921 19th Street
Nitro, WV 25143
(304) 755-2451
Grades: PK-5
| 347 students
Rank: #3434.
Horace Mann Middle School
Math: 46% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
(2)
4300 Maccorkle Avenue
Charleston, WV 25304
(304) 348-1971
Grades: 6-8
| 457 students
Rank: #3535.
Sissonville Middle School
Math: 43% | Reading: 43%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Middle School Lane
Charleston, WV 25312
(304) 348-1993
Grades: 5-8
| 562 students
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Kanawha County Public Schools (Closed)

School
Location
Grades
Students
Route 1 Box 425a
Charleston, WV 25312
(304) 348-1912
Grades: K-4
| 155 students
1900 School St
Charleston, WV 25312
(304) 348-1902
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
810 Grant St
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 348-6610
Grades: PK-5
| n/a students
915 Beech Ave
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 348-6631
Grades: PK-5
| 204 students
Mt Olive (Closed 2013)
Alternative School
1900 Kanawha Blvd East
Charleston, WV 25305
Grades: 6-12
| n/a students
820 Mallory Road
Dunbar, WV 25064
(304) 766-0376
Grades: 5-12
| 34 students
4277 West Washington St
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 348-6133
Grades: 6-8
| 74 students
195c Rutledge Rd
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 348-7701
Grades: K-5
| 129 students
230 Costello St
Charleston, WV 25302
(304) 348-6635
Grades: PK-5
| 196 students
301 East Main Street
Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 822-3521
Grades: PK-12
| n/a students

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