Public Schools in Clay County, West Virginia

There are 8 Public Schools in Clay County, West Virginia, serving a population of 8,901 people in an area of 342 square miles. There is 1 Public School per 1,112 people, and 1 Public School per 42 square miles.

In West Virginia, Clay County is ranked 7th of 55 counties in Public Schools per capita, and 39th of 55 counties in Public Schools per square mile.

List of Clay County Public Schools

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


Big Otter Elementary School 59 Ossia-Obrien Road Duck, WV

Clay County High School 1 Panther Drive Clay, WV

Clay Elementary School 168 Church Street Clay, WV

Clay Elementary School 219 Church Street Clay, WV

Clay Middle School 419 Church Street Clay, WV

H E White Elementary School 501 Bomont Road Clendenin, WV

Lizemore Elementary School 1 Lizemore Lions Road Lizemores, WV

Lizemore Elementary School 100 Lizemore Lions Road Lizemores, WV

About Clay County Public Schools

Clay County 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 Clay County, 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:
  • Clay County Public School calendars
  • Admissions policies and enrollment
  • Clay County school district
  • Academics and school curriculum
  • School buses and transportation

Clay County Public School Statistics

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

Clay County Public School Enrollment
 Clay CountyWest Virginia
Nursery & Preschool Enrollment192 (99.5%)17,533 (79.6%)
Kindergarten Enrollment68 (100.0%)19,060 (93.2%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 1-4)433 (96.2%)77,206 (92.5%)
Elementary School Enrollment (Grades 5-8)478 (92.8%)79,244 (92.9%)
High School Enrollment (Grades 9-12)534 (100.0%)77,287 (92.8%)
Clay County Educational Attainment (Age 25+)
 Clay CountyWest Virginia
Less than 9th Grade Education854 (13.7%)60,839 (4.7%)
9-12th Grade (No Diploma)736 (11.8%)121,235 (9.4%)
High School Graduate (Including Equivalency)3,241 (52.0%)524,710 (40.6%)