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Monongalia County Mission and Vision

Our district is comprised of approximately 11,500 students in 10 elementary schools, four middle schools, and three high schools. Clay-Battelle High School also includes middle grades 6-8.   

Mission Statement

The mission of Monongalia County Schools is to provide the community with an exemplary educational environment that promotes individual development, intellectual growth, and responsible citizenship.

Board Adopted: 10/13/98

Amended 3/09/02, 6/14/11, 1/21/2020

Vision Statement

The vision of Monongalia County Schools is to work cooperatively with families and the community to:

  • Help all students achieve their educational potential by recognizing and accommodating individual differences;
  • Prepare all students to assume adult roles as responsible, productive citizens in a pluralistic society;
  • Offer curricula to facilitate future employment and/or post secondary education for all students; and
  • Promote lifelong learning that addresses emotional, physical, social, character, and intellectual growth and development.
  • Provide all students with a positive and safe school climate that fosters and facilitates character growth and

Board Adopted: 10/13/98

Amended 3/09/02, 6/14/11

Belief Statements
  • Every student is able to learn and to experience success.
  • Schools should accommodate the needs of individual students and provide all students fair and equitable access to educational programs.
  • Students should be taught to be life-long, independent, self-directed learners.
  • Every student is provided the opportunity of a personalized path of instruction culminating in graduation.
  • Students should be prepared to assume adult roles as responsible citizens.
  • The foundation of a strong educational program is commitment to excellence, creativity, innovation, and the establishment of high expectations.
  • Meaningful and collaborative partnerships with parents, business, industry, labor, higher education, and the community at large strengthen and enhance the educational process.
  • Parents, students, and school system personnel share responsibility for student educational success.
  • The educational environment should be physically and psychologically safe and a place where a student can feel a true sense of belonging.

Board Adopted: 10/13/98
Amended: 9/24/02
Amended: 6/14/11