Putnam County Schools


The Putnam County Schools district in West Virginia is home to 22 schools, including 14 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 4 high schools. The district as a whole is ranked 1 out of 55 districts in the state and is rated 5 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger, making it a high-performing district.

Several schools stand out as top performers in the district, including Hurricane High School, which is ranked 5th out of 112 high schools in West Virginia and has the highest student-to-teacher ratio among high schools in the district. West Teays Elementary is ranked 3rd out of 368 elementary schools in the state and has the highest test scores in mathematics and English language arts among elementary schools in the district. Eastbrook Elementary School and Rock Branch Elementary are also highly ranked, with 5 out of 5 SchoolDigger stars.

The district's schools generally outperform the state average in mathematics, English language arts, and science proficiency, but there is significant variation in student-to-teacher ratios and spending per student across the schools. The racial makeup of the schools is predominantly white, ranging from 88% to 99% white students, which may suggest a need to explore ways to increase diversity and inclusion within the district. Overall, the Putnam County Schools district is a high-performing district with several standout schools, but there are areas for improvement to ensure equitable access to resources and support for all students.

District Detail

 77 Courthouse Drive
Winfield, WV 25213

 (304) 586-0500

SchoolDigger Rank:
1st of 55 West Virginia districts

See the 2023 West Virginia District rankings!
Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 8,993

Primary Schools: 14
Middle Schools: 4
High Schools: 4
Alternative Schools: 0
We found 23 schools.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the West Virginia Department of Education.

IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS: Not all boundaries are included. We make every effort to ensure that boundaries are up-to-date. But it's important to note that these are approximations and are for general informational purposes only. To verify legal descriptions of boundaries or school locations, contact your local tax assessor's office and/or school district.

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