Upshur County Schools


The Upshur County Schools district in West Virginia consists of 9 schools, including 7 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. The district serves a predominantly white student population and faces challenges in academic performance, with significant disparities across the individual schools.

Among the standout schools, Tennerton Elementary stands out with the highest student-teacher ratio but also the strongest proficiency rates in math and English language arts. French Creek Elementary and Washington District Elementary also demonstrate impressive academic performance, with proficiency rates above the district and state averages. In contrast, Union Elementary and Hodgesville Elementary struggle to meet state standards.

The Upshur County Schools district is ranked 51 out of 55 districts in West Virginia and is rated 0 stars out of 5 by SchoolDigger. The district faces potential staffing challenges, with a high student-teacher ratio at Tennerton Elementary, and equity concerns, as the student population is predominantly white across the schools. Continued monitoring and targeted interventions at the school level could help address these issues and improve educational outcomes for all students in the district.

District Detail

 102 Smithfield Street
Buckhannon, WV 26201

 (304) 472-5480

SchoolDigger Rank:
51st of 55 West Virginia districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 3,776

Primary Schools: 7
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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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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