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SCHOOLS, Jefferson County, West Virginia

State & private organizations
Online & Home schooling
Private schools
Impact fees
General costs of growth
Increase in operating costs

Worldwide newspapers & live radio
US government historical documents
Studies about education (ERIC)
Go to college early
Finding plagiarism
Evaluating Textbooks & process where states adopt books

PUBLIC Schools:
School board website  agendas
Documents on 2004 School Bond
Resolution on 2009 gambling referendum

Evaluation of state agency which gives grants for school construction (SBA) 
   Appendix B, listing counties' scores & funding in 2003, omitted from state website

Mission statements of county's 6 advisory committees 7/02
Annual budgets2003  2002  2001
Actual Revenue+Expense 2008+vendors 2006 2005+vendors 2004+vendors 
Spending at individual schools 2002-4
Capital spending plan 2002
Enrollment & space in each school, 1981 to 2016 MSWord or Excel
Health inspection reports 2001  2000
Info on auditor of staff & payables/receivables
Survey of satisfaction among Jefferson High School teachers 2001   2002
Teachers rated by students
Annual report on school system & student test results
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Citizens are encouraged to see & comment on course outlines, available to read...
A. for high school electives, in gray binder at high school & Bd Office (Ms. Kable, 110 Mordington Ave, Charles Town)
B. for all state-defined courses on state website (scroll down to 2520)
C. in binder at each middle school, titled "Charles Town Middle School Curriculum" etc.
D. in binder at each elementary school, titled "Instructional Goals & Objectives"

Building conditions described by the Board of Education:
Jefferson High School, grades 9-12
Rumsey (vocational courses in Hedgesville): Free to E Panhandle students. May take academic courses there as well as vocational. Courses reviewed yearly, based on student enrollment, not job surveys. Budget comes from local school systems & state. Surveys of graduates' outcomes 3 years later. Students may drive directly, or take bus to Jefferson High School & then bus to Rumsey. One Carnegie unit credit toward high school graduation given for bus trip.
Middle Schools, grades 6-8
    Charles Town
    Harpers Ferry
Elementary Schoolsgrades K-5

State & Private Organizations

WV State Department of Education,  state aid & finance   bond votes around the state 
WV School Building Authority
WV teachers' association
WV organization for small community schools   Research on best school size
Federal control of education, private summary

ONLINE Schools
WV   list & info from US Dept of Education   Other schools   NEA guidelines
Online tutoring: growingstars  sylvan  

HOMESCHOOLING in Jefferson County:
June conference
Christian group
Appalachian Regional Cooperative is a homeschool support group with a monthly newsletter, annual conference, many monthly activities and an email list where members can exchange information. There are no fees to join. Anyone wishing to become a member can contact Sandi Roberts,
St James TORCH (Traditions of Roman Catholic Homes): A Catholic home school support group which meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7:45 pm in the basement of St James Church in Charles Town.  Activities include: field trips, co-ops and an email list where members can exchange information. There are no fees to join. Anyone wishing to become a member may contact Dawn Timberlake at   

PRIVATE Schools (with grades, number of pupils, annual cost).
Tell us any other schools, or errors

Jefferson County:
Bolivar Christian preK-239 136 Cheney Av, Harpers Ferry WV 25425 304-535-6355 
Claymont Children's preK-6, no longer open
The Country Day School K-9, 112, POBox 659, west of Charles Town WV 25414 304-725-1438 $5-7,000
Covenant Baptist school plans still on hold 304-876-2212

Neighboring Counties:
Broadfording Christian (Brethren) K-12, 186, 13535 Broadfording Church Rd, Hagerstown MD 301-797-8886
Ebenezer Christian K-12, 46, 17618 Virginia Av, Hagerstown MD 301-791-4801
Faith Christian K-12, 32, 8014 Old National Pike, Boonsboro MD 21713 301-432-5055 or 432-8553
Faith Christian preK-12, 275, Rt3 Box 147f Greensburg Rd, Martinsburg WV 304-263-0011
Gateway Christian preK-12, 67, Rt 63 & Kemps Mill Rd, POBox 590, Williamsport MD 301-582-4595
Grace K-12, 265, 530 N Locust St, Hagerstown MD 21740 301-733-2033
Hagerstown Children's preK-2, 66, 1035 Haven Road / Hagerstown 21742 / Phone: (301) 739-6886
Hagerstown Mennonite 1-8, 34, 12341 Huyett Ln Hagerstown, MD  21740 (717) 597-9417
Heritage preK-12, 199, 12215 Walnut Point W, Hagerstown MD 21740 301-582-2600
Highland View 7th Day Adventist 9-12, 181, 10100 Academy Dr, Hagerstown MD 21740 301-739-8480
Hillside Mennonite School 1-11, 128, 11610 Greencastle Pike, Hagerstown, MD  21740 (301) 223-6438
Huyetts Mennonite 1-11, 27, 16404 National Pike, Hagerstown, MD  21740 301-790-2252
Keystone Christian preK-12, 78, Rt 7 West, Rt1 Box 1585, Berryville VA 540-955-0205
Martinsburg Christian preK-12, 227, US Rt 11, Route 2 Box 144, Martinsburg WV 25401 304-267-6368
Mount Aetna 7th Day Adventist K-8, 92, 10207 Crystal Falls Dr, Hagerstown MD 301-824-3875
Mountain View Christian K-12, 185, 153 Narrow Ln, Winchester VA 540-868-1231
Paradise Mennonite 1-10, 225, 19308 Air View Rd, Hagerstown MD 301-733-1368
Powhatan SchoolK-8, 174, Rt 1, Box 177A, Boyce VA 22601 540-837-1009
Rocky Knoll 7th Day Adventist K-8, 63, Arden Rd, Route 1 Box 247 Rn, Martinsburg WV 304-263-9894
Rosedale Christian K-12, 271, 2581 Northwestern Pike, Winchester VA 540-662-5590
Sacred Heart preK-8, 155, 110 Keating Dr, Winchester VA 540-662-7177
St James (Episcopal) 7-12225, College Rd, Saint James MD 301-733-9330
St Joseph K-8, 371, 336 S Queen St, Martinsburg, WV  25401 (304) 267-6447
St Maria Goretti High School 9-12, 220, 1535 Oak Hill Av, Hagerstown MD 301-739-4266
St Mary K-8, 260, 218 West Washington St, Hagerstown, MD  21740 (301) 733-1184
Shiningtree Children's Home 5-8, 14, 21328 Mt. Aetna Road, Hagerstown 21742 / 301-824-7767
Tri-state Christian ungraded, 20, 7605 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, MD  21713 (301) 791-2702
Truth Christian K-12, 89, 41 Bryan Cir, Hagerstown MD 301-733-0712
Winchester Montessori preK-3, 58, 1905 Henry Av, Winchester, VA  22601 (540) 667-1184

Special Education:
Cedar Ridge ages 7-1850, 12146 Cedar Ridge Rd, Williamsport MD 21795 301-582-0282
GraftonpreK-12300, 661 Millwood Av, Winchester, VA 540-542-0200
Laurel Hall preK-12, 61, 13230 Brook Lane Dr, Hagerstown MD 21742 301-733-0330
Oak Hill House 7-12+GED, 10, 12806 Independence Road, Clear Spring MD 21722 301-582-4980 
San Mar Children's Home 5-12+GED, 10, 8504 Maplewood Road, Boonsboro 21713 / 301-733-9067
Timber Ridge 7-12, 70, Po Box 3160, Winchester, VA  22601 540-888-3456
updated 4/22/2017