Family Resource Network
Mineral County

Local Educational Opportunities

Education


Special Educational Opportunities:

​Community Education Outreach……………………………………….. (304)788-3621
RR 3 Box 3046
Keyser, WV 26726

Mountaineer Challenge Academy………………………………………. (304)329-2118
Toll Free…………………………………………………………................... (800)529-7700
Fax……………………………………………………………….................... (304)329-2429

PO Box 586
Kingwood, WV 26537
Website: www.wvchallenge.org
Services Provided:

The mission of the WV Mountaineer Challenge Academy is to train and mentor selected at-risk youth to become contributing members of society using the 8 core components in a quasi-military environment during a 22 week residential and 1 year follow-up program.

This service is provided to at risk youth and/or youth that have dropped out of school.

Alternative Education Program

Partnerships to Assure Student Success…………………...…………… (304)558-2440
1900 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV 25305
Website: http://www.wvpass.org

Higher Education……………………………………………...…………. (304)558-2102
1018 Kanawha Blvd E 8th Floor Legal Division
Charleston, WV 25545
Website: http://www.wvhepc.com

West Virginia Board of Education……………………………………… (304)558-3660
Fax……………………………..…………………………...…….................. (304)558-0198
Capitol Complex, Building 6, Room 351
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305
Website: http://wvde.state.wv.us/boe

State Department of Education………………………………..………... (304)558-2681
Fax…………………………………................................………............................(304)558-0048
Building 6, Room 358
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305
Website: http://wvde.state.wv.us

Department of Education and the Arts………………………………… (304)558-2440
Fax…………………………………………….………………….................. (304)558-1311
Capitol Complex, Building 5, Room 205
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, WV 25305
Website: http://www.edandarts.wv.gov

School Building Authority……………………………………………… (304)558-2531
Fax…………………………...……………………….……………............. (304)558-2539
2300 Kanawha Blvd E
Charleston, WV 25311
Website: http://www.state.wv.us/wvsba



Local Colleges and Universities:

​Allegany College of Maryland…………………………………………... (301)784-5000
12401 Willowbrook Road
Cumberland, MD 21501
Website: www.allegany.edu

Eastern WV Community and Technical College………………………. (304)434-8000
Ext.……………………………………………………………………….. (877)982-2322
Fax………………………………………………………………................. (304)435-7000

316 Eastern Drive
Moorefield, WV
Hours- Monday- Thursday 8:00- 4:00
Friday 8:00- 5:00
Website: www.easternwv.edu

Frostburg State University………………………………………………. (301)687-4000
101Braddock Rd
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303
Website: www.frostburg.edu

Garrett Community College…………………………………………….. (301)387-3000
687 Mosser Road
McHenry, MD 21541
Website: www.garrettcollege.edu

Potomac State College of WVU…………………………………………. (304)788-6820
Ext…………………………………………………………………………. (800)262-7332

101 Fort Ave
Keyser, WV 26726
Website: www.potomacstatecollege.edu

Mineral County Schools:

​One Baker Place, Keyser, WV 26726
Phone: 304-788-4200
Fax: 304-788-4204
Website: http://boe.mine.k12.wv.us/

Alternative School………………………………………………………... (304)788-4213
Board of Education………………………………………………………. (304)788-4200
Bus Garage/Transportation/Maintenance…………………………….... (304)788-4210
Burlington Primary..……………………………………………….............. (304)289-3073
Elk Garden Primary/Middle School………………...…………………..... (304)446-5141
Fort Ashby Primary School (K-2)………………………………………... (304)298-3632
Frankfort High School…………………………………………………… (304)726-4767
Frankfort Intermediate School (3-4)……………………………………. (304)298-3616
Frankfort Middle School (5-8)…………………………………………… (304726-4339
Fountain Primary School……………………........................................................(304)298-3632
Adult Basic Education & Spoke Classroom…..…..…………………….....(304)788-4209
Keyser High School………………………………………………………. (304)788-4230
Keyser Primary/Middle School…………………………………………... (304)788-4216
Mineral County Vocational Technical and Adult Education…………...... (304)788-4240

600 Harley O. Staggers Sr. Drive
Keyser, WV 26726
Website: www.mctc.mine.tec.wv.us/


Services Provided:

  • -Technical training in high skill occupational programs
  • -Computer training
  • -Adult basic education: such as workplace skills, career exploration, basic academic skills, GED preparation, College preparation, computer literacy, English as a second language and employment test prep
  • -Licensed Practical Nursing Program
  • -Electronics
  • -Heating/Refrigeration Technicians
  • -14 other technical certificate programs


These Services are provided to all who apply
These Services are free or minimal cost dependent on the program

New Creek Primary Middle School…………………………………….. (304)788-4249
Pre-K/Head Start Center……………………………………………….. (304)788-4216
Title1 Program……………………..……………………………………. (304)788- 4200
Vocational Technical Center…………………………………………….. (304)788-4240
Wiley Ford Primary……………………………………………………..... (304)738-0400
West Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind………………………….....(304)822-3521

WV Schools for the Deaf and Blind……………………………………... (304)822-4800
Fax…………………………………………….………………...................... (304)822-3370

301 East Main Street
Romney, WV 26757
Website: www.wvsdb2.state.K12.wv.us

This service is provided to state residents who meet eligibility criteria for deaf or hard of hearing and/or blind or low vision. 24 hour service available.

Daycare/Head start:

Catamount Children’s Center…………………………………………... (304)788-1880
251 W. Piedmont St.
Keyser, WV 26726

Kinder Center……………………………………………………………. (304)738-3505
70 Potomac Street
Ridgeley, WV 26753
Mailing- P.O Box 460 Ridgeley, WV, 26753

Little People Daycare Center……………………………………………. (304)788-5317
550 South Main St.
Keyser, WV 26726
Hours:


Monday- Friday – 6 AM- 6 PM

Mineral County Pre-K/Head start……………………………………… (304)788-4216
251 W Piedmont St.
Keyser, WV 26726
Services Provided:

  • -Federal/State Program for pre-school children that helps children and their families to grow academically, socially, emotionally and physically


  • -Two healthy meals a day
  • -Nursing services with and dental follow-up
  • -Center based educational programs
  • -Family services
  • -Parent involvement


This service is provided to preschoolers who are 3 and/or 4 years of age by august 31st. Eligibility based on federal income guidelines and special needs of the child. The pre-k program is available to children 4 years of age.

*Children attend this program Monday – Thursday

Mountain heart Childcare Resource and Referral Agency…………… (877)211-5437
93 South Grove Street, Suite 1
Petersburg, WV 26847
Mailing: P.O. Box 728 Petersburg, WV, 26847
Website: www.mountainheartwc.org

Small World………………………………………………………………. (304)298-3736
PO Box 1460
Fort Ashby, WV 26719
Hours:

Monday- Friday – 6 AM- 6 PM