• Mission Statement

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  • Board of Education Recognizes JCS Excellence

    Members of the Shepherdstown Middle School eighth grade band and jazz band stand with their Honor Finalist plaques and their Certificates of Excellence, while band director, Chad Conant stands by their side. From left to right: Interim superintendent, Alan Sturm; board member, Laurie Ogden, board vice president, Mark Osbourn; board president, Scott Sudduth; board member, Kathryn Skinner; and board member, Gary Kable stand behind in honor of the recognition.


    National Geographic State Bee Semifinalists accept their Certificates of Excellence. Competitors will travel to Athens, WV on Friday, March 27 to participate in the state competition. Pictured from left to right: Ethan Fisher, Quinlan Keyes, Zoe Bailey, John Sudduth and Emily Bradford. Not pictured: Chris Price and Ashton Sendling. 


    Kristin Friend, vocational agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Charles Town Middle School receives her Certificate of Excellence from board president, Scott Sudduth, for completing her national certification in vocational agriculture. 


    Wildwood Middle School science teacher, Carolyn Thomas receives her Certificate of Excellence from board president, Scott Sudduth, for completing her national certification in science for early adolescence. 



    Paul Hercules, director of supportive services accepts the Certificate of Excellence on behalf of the technology department from board president, Scott Sudduth, for its innovative efforts within the Jefferson County School System.

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  • Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates Submit Report
    At a special meeting of the Jefferson County Board of Education, Hazard, Young, Attea & Associates, a national executive search firm. submitted a report on Jefferson County's Leadership Profile, based upon online and personal contact information. Read the report.  View the presentation Power Point or PDF
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  • Business Partner Scholarship

    Jefferson County Schools would like to thank the following School Business Partners for their donations to the 2015 Business Partner Scholarship Fund. Their continued support and commitment to the students of Jefferson County Schools is greatly appreciated. 
    City of Charles Town
    Eackles-Spencer & Norton Funeral Home
    River Riders
    Jefferson Security Bank
    Jefferson Pharmacy
    City National Bank
    Rather Companies (Hair Cuttery)
    WV University Healthcare
    Greentree Realty
    State Farm Ins. (Tammy Sirbaugh)
    United Bank, Inc.
    Summit Point Raceway
    AlphaBest Education 

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  •  Important Dates:

    Spring Break: April 3 - April 12 
    • Two-hour early dismissal on Thursday, April 2 for Faculty Senate.

    • Spring Break will occur beginning Friday, April 3 through Sunday, April 12.

    • School will resume on Monday, April 13.

    • Friday, June 5 - is a regular instructional day for students
    • Monday, June 8 - is a regular instructional day for students
    • Tuesday, June 9  - is a regular instructional day for students
    • Wednesday, June 10 - is a regular instructional day for students
    • Thursday June 11 - is a regular instructional day for students
    • Friday, June 12 - is a regular instructional day for students
    • The last day for students is Friday, June 12

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  • Read about the JCS plan for instructional time
    missed due to inclement weather here.

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  •  Pre-K Registration Art  
    JCS Fall 2015
    Pre-Kindergarten/Head Start Registration
    Register any time after January 20, 2015, with completed packet, birth certificate, and medical information.
    As outlined in the registration form, completed applications should be taken to your "first choice" site.
    Click here for the Pre-K/ Head Start registration form.

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  • e-alert registration
    Subscribe to E-Alert Updates, including School Open, Delay, and Closing notifications.  In order to provide the best possible communication between Jefferson County Schools and your household, we request that you register on our website. Once registered, you can subscribe for E-Alerts from sites and sections you find relevant on the JCS website, including E-Alerts from the School Open/Delay/Closing Status Page.  Click here to learn more.
    Please make sure you are using your current e-mail address.  You can update contact information under the "My Account" tab on the website after you Sign In.

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  •  School Bus
     Substitute School Bus Drivers Wanted!
    Jefferson County Schools is in need of Substitute Bus Drivers.
    For more information, contact
    Chris Carter at or telephone 304-725-7664.

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  • jcs anonymous reporting
    The JCS Anonymous Reporting program is intended to facilitate the reporting of sensitive information to Jefferson County School District officials, including information regarding student safety, violence, drug use, or students who may be in need of assistance. Information submitted in the Anonymous Reporting form will be forwarded electronically to a predetermined list of school officials, and to local enforcement agencies if applicable.  Click here to access the Anonymous Reporting Form.  If it is an emergency, please call 911 immediately.

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