Aug 17, 2022

Students Head Back to School in West Virginia

Two siblings stand together on stoop holding First Day of School signs. One for 4th grade and one for 1st.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Superintendents in West Virginia’s K-12 schools say increasing student achievement, enhancing school safety and transitioning out of the COVID-19 pandemic are among their top priorities as students head back to class this week. 

The first day of school was Tuesday in Barbour, Braxton, Pocahontas and Upshur counties. Students in Cabell, Calhoun, Pleasants and Randolph counties were back in school Wednesday.