Public Schools in Charleston, West Virginia

There are 40 Public Schools in Charleston, West Virginia, serving a population of 49,384 people in an area of 32 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,234 people, and 1 Public School per square mile.

In West Virginia, Charleston is ranked 293rd of 1046 cities in Public Schools per capita, and 256th of 1046 cities in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Charleston Public Schools

Find Charleston, West Virginia public schools, including charter schools, k-12, elementary, middle, and high schools.


Alum Creek Elementary School 4540 Brounland Road Charleston, WV

Bridgeview Elementary School 5100 Ohio Street Charleston, WV

Capital High School 1500 Greenbrier Street Charleston, WV

Carver Career Center 4799 Midland Drive Charleston, WV

Carver Career and Technical Education Center 4799 Midland Drive Charleston, WV

Chamberlain Elementary School 4901 Venable Avenue Charleston, WV

Chesapeake Elementary School 13620 MacCorkle Avenue Southeast Charleston, WV

Edgewood Elementary 550 Hawks Ridge Charleston, WV

Elk Elementary Center 3320 Pennsylvania Avenue Charleston, WV

Flinn Elementary School 2006 McClure Parkway Charleston, WV

Garnet Career Center 422 Dickinson Street Charleston, WV

George Washington High School 1522 Tennis Club Road Charleston, WV

Grandview Elementary School 959 Woodward Drive Charleston, WV

Holz Elementary School 1505 Hampton Road Charleston, WV

Horace Mann Middle School 4300 MacCorkle Avenue Southeast Charleston, WV

J E Robins Elementary School 915 Beech Avenue Charleston, WV

John Adams Middle School 2002 Presidential Drive Charleston, WV

Kanawha City Elementary School 3601 Staunton Avenue Southeast Charleston, WV

Kanawha County Schools Academy 200 Elizabeth Street Charleston, WV

Kenna Elementary School 198 Eureka Road Charleston, WV

Malden Elementary School 4001 Salines Drive Charleston, WV

Mary Ingles Elementary School 559 Big Bottom Hollow Road Charleston, WV

Montrose Elementary School 631 Montrose Drive Charleston, WV

Overbrook Elementary School 218 Oakwood Road Charleston, WV

Overbrook Elementary School Overbrook Road Charleston, WV

Piedmont Elementary School 203 Bradford Street Charleston, WV

Piedmont Year-Round Education 203 Bradford Street Charleston, WV

Point Harmony Elementary School 5312 Big Tyler Road Charleston, WV

Richmond Elementary School 4620 Spring Hill Avenue Charleston, WV

Ruffner Elementary School 809 Litz Drive Charleston, WV

Ruthlawn Elementary School 736 Ruthdale Road Charleston, WV

Shoals Elementary School 100 Dutch Road Charleston, WV

Sissonville High School 6100 Sissonville Drive Charleston, WV

Sissonville Middle School 100 Middle School Lane Charleston, WV

South Charleston High School 1 Eagle Way Charleston, WV

Stonewall Jackson Middle School 812 Park Avenue Charleston, WV

Tyler Middle School 4277 Washington Street West Charleston, WV

Watts Elementary School 230 Costello Street Charleston, WV

Weberwood Elementary School 732 Gordon Drive Charleston, WV

West Side Elementary 100 Florida Street Charleston, WV

About Charleston Public Schools

Charleston Public Schools are tuition-free, publicly funded schools that are legally required to accept and provide an education to all children from Kindergarten age through Grade 12 in Charleston, WV. Each of the fifty state constitutions includes a requirement for the provision of a Public School system, and each state, including West Virginia, also has a compulsory education law that requires school-age children to attend school.

You may contact Public Schools for questions about:
  • Charleston Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Charleston school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Charleston Public School Statistics

Find Charleston Public School Enrollment and Educational Attainment (Age 25+). Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Charleston Public School Enrollment
 CharlestonKanawha County
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment328 (54.4%)1,361 (69.2%)
Kindergarten Enrollment595 (87.4%)1,979 (94.7%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)1,895 (84.9%)8,110 (91.4%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)1,463 (85.8%)7,524 (93.1%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)2,150 (91.0%)8,006 (92.0%)
Charleston Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 CharlestonKanawha County
Less than 9th Grade Education831 (2.4%)4,518 (3.3%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)1,966 (5.7%)11,293 (8.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)9,492 (27.3%)50,737 (37.6%)