Please visit here for Local Wellness Plan/Policy Information-Updated Oct 2014 .

Please visit here for McKinney-Vento Act Information .

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All applications must be received in the BOE office prior to 4 p.m. the day of the deadline.

Visit the Vacancy Page for an application or to obtain a Vacancy Consideration Form.

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Internet Safety
Click here for very important information regarding Internet Safety for Parents CLICK HERE! Visit the School Web Sites

Brandywine Elementary School

North Fork Elementary School

Franklin Elementary School

Pendleton County High School

Pendleton County Middle School

During the school year newsletters and monthly calendars are available on these sites in addition to handbooks, staff listings and athletic schedules.

Make-Up Days Announced
FYI - Having missed twelve days of school through March 6, the scheduled make-up days remaining are March 9, April 2, May 22, June 8, June 9, June 10, June 11, June 12 and at least three additional days (TBD). NOTE: June 10, 11, 12 are added days to the school calendar. January 28 was previously used as the first make-up day. For days missed after March 6, additional days will be added to the end of the calendar in June, or possibly days at Spring Break may be used.
School Calendar Survey -- Please fill out this survey to give us your thoughts regarding the development of the 2015-2016 school calendar. The window to participate will run from March 3, 2015 through March 20, 2015. Thanks in advance for your participation. CLICK HERE!
Fundraiser for the new Franklin Elementary School!
We invite you to "Pave the way for our children's future". The new Franklin Elementary is now open! We are raising money for last minute needs. We want students and staff to walk into a safe, and well equipped learning environment. We need your help! We are beginning a brick campaign to sell engraved bricks that will be placed around the flag pole just to the left of the entrance at the new campus. You can purchase one or as many bricks as you like. CLICK HERE!
Pendleton County has a new Community Foundation!
Click here for a link to the foundation! CLICK HERE!
2014-2015 School Calendar
2014-2015 Narrative School Calendar. CLICK HERE!
2014-2015 Bus Routes
2014-2015 Bus Routes. CLICK HERE!
The New Franklin Elementary School has opened!
See pictures of the new school! CLICK HERE!
Click here for another link about the new school! CLICK HERE!
Brandywine Elementary Named School of Excellence!
Brandywine Elementary has been named a West Virginia School of Excellence. Only three were awarded the honor in the entire state! Click here for more info CLICK HERE!
School Cancellation Information
Click here for a letter from the Superintendent regarding School Cancellation CLICK HERE!

Click here for the NEW WVDE Parent Website. This website is designed to provide parents and guardians with tools to help their children succeed in the 21st century classroom.

UPDATED MAY 2014 -- Pendleton County High School once again ranked with the best high schools in West Virginia in US News and World Report. Only 29 out of 128 high schools were recognized and Pendleton is one of the 29! CLICK HERE!
Check out the WV Department of Education's Parents 21 site for grade-appropriate enrichment materials. Games, video, and more.READ MORE
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New WV Laws Affect Teens' Driving Status
New laws that recently were enacted by the West Virginia Legislature will affect how teens prepare, acquire, and maintain their driving status prior to the age of 18. Pendleton County Board of Education Policy S.6.19 - School Attendance and Satisfactory Academic Progress as Conditions of Licensing for Privilege of Operation of Motor Vehicle and West Virginia Code 17B-2-3 and 172-5 further explain the provisions in detail. READ MORE
Pendleton County Schools implement "SchoolMessenger"

Pendleton County Schools is partnering with SchoolMessenger to provide notification to parents via phone messaging of upcoming events, student attendance, tardiness, parental outreach, and emergency broadcasts. "We are pleased to have another avenue to use to inform parents and guardians of our students," Superintendent Doug Lambert stated. READ MORE

" Global21 helps educators make the shift from traditional teacher-centered lessons to student-centered learning activities. By helping students fine-tune their performance skills and cement their core subject knowledge, we will ensure the next generation of West Virginians will be among the best educated, best skilled and the best trained in the world." — Dr. Steven L. Paine, Superintendent of Schools READ MORE
Asbestos Management Plan • UPDATED
On October 22, 1986, President Reagan signed into law the Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA). It required the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue regulations requiring all private and public elementary and secondary schools to be inspected for asbestos. READ MORE
Activities Take Focus off Food
"We live in a different day and age when we have to be more concerned about the food served to children at school," said Pendleton County Superintendent Doug Lambert. "Not only must we be concerned with childhood obesity, food allergies and food recalls are now common occurrences." READ MORE

NEW! -- How's my school doing?
Click Here for WVDE Performance Website
Click Here for Individual School Data
Click Here for SchoolDigger Info
The decision to close schools or to have an early dismissal is not an easy one. Read more about the details that are part of this decision making process —
 Click for Franklin, West Virginia Forecast

This section contains the following information that was previously displayed on this main page:
County Profile
Enrollment Information
No Child Left Behind
OEPA Ratings Book
Technology Data

KIDS COUNT (Released Feb. 2013)

Data in the 2012 Kids Count once again recognizes Pendleton County as the one of the best counties in the state to raise children. KIDS COUNT produces a wide variety of publications aimed at improving the lives of West Virginia's children. Learn more by visiting the Kids Count web site
Read sections from the 2012 data book here.
Read the full report at the WV Kids Count Web site

Pendleton County is ranked #2 in the state for public health.
The Robert Wood Johnson survey of public health - The Foundation focuses on pressing health and health care issues facing our country.
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A group of educators and law enforcement join together to raise awareness of Internet safety throughout the schools and the community. CLICK HERE

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It is the fifth largest county in the state and, with slightly over 8,000 residents, is the second most sparsely populated county in West Virginia. Learn more about what the area has to offer.

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