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Welcome to raleigh county schools

Dr. Serena Starcher

Welcome to Raleigh County Schools where we are making a difference!  Our school system serves approximately 10,600 students across 27 schools.  These schools consist of 17 elementary, 5 middle, 4 high, and 1 career technical education center. With approximately 1,500 employees, Raleigh County Schools is Raleigh County’s largest employer.From national merit semi-finalists and AP scholars to state champions and all-state athletes, Raleigh County Schools is home to students who excel in the classroom, on various courts and fields, and in a number of state and national competitions.  Our school system proudly offers students opportunities to expand their horizons through varied programs and coursework in STEM-related areas, computer science, career exploration, and career technical education fields.  We also provide K- 12 students exposure to art, music and theatre through a variety of activities and experiences.

We are happy you have taken time to visit our website.  Please explore the site and our social media to learn more about the opportunities available in Raleigh County Schools. 

If you are new to Raleigh County and would like to know what school your child should attend, please contact us directly for current attendance area information. 

Raleigh County Schools
105 Adair Street
Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 256-4500

Building Brighter Futures


Maxwell Hill Elem.
Congratulations to Maxwell Hill Elementary for placing 2nd in the elementary school division for the "Most Beautiful Campus Award"!
Maxwell Hill Elementary
Congratulations to Hollywood Elementary for placing 3rd in the middle school division for the "Most Beautiful Campus Award"!
Hollywood Elementary
Woodrow Wilson High
Congratulations to Woodrow Wilson High School for placing 1st in the high school division for "Most Beautiful Campus Award"!
Woodrow Wilson High
shady  springs  middle school
Congratulations to Shady Spring Middle for placing 1st in the middle school division for "Most Beautiful Campus Award"!
Shady Spring Middle
Congratulations to Ridgeview for placing 1st in the elementary division for "Most Beautiful Campus Award"!
Ridgeview Elementary
Congratulations to Ghent for placing 4th in the elementary divison for Most Beautiful Campus Award"!
Ghent Elementary