West Virginia school districts

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List of school districts in West Virginia

State profile
Number of students: 282,879
Number of schools: 724
Number of school districts: 57
Graduation rate: 84%
Per-pupil spending: $11,730
State school administration
Superintendent of Public Instruction: James Phares
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School board elections
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List of school districts in West Virginia
West Virginia
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West Virginia is home to 57 school districts, 724 schools and 282,879 K-12 students.[1]

Quick facts

The current Superintendent of Schools is James Phares. The following lists current members of the West Virginia Board of Education:[2]

  • Gayle C. Manchin, President
  • Michael I. Green, Vice President
  • Robert W. Dunlevy, Secretary
  • Thomas Campbell
  • Tina H. Combs
  • Lloyd G. Jackson, II
  • L. Wade Linger, Jr.
  • William M. White

The board includes three non-voting members: James Phares, James Skidmore from the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education and Dr. Paul Hill from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.


The following list details the racial demographics of West Virginia schools according to the U.S. Department of Education:[1]

Racial demographics
Race  % of West Virginia students
American Indian 1
Asian 1
African American 5
Hispanic/Latino 1
White 92
Two or more 1

School board elections

Upcoming elections

See also: West Virginia school board elections, 2014

In 2014, eight top enrollment school districts in West Virginia will hold elections for a total of 24 seats in May 2014.

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