CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Does your child attend a WV School of Excellence?
Only 8 this year have been awarded the honor.
Here's the list for the 2008-09 school year:
Berkeley County: Eagle School Intermediate
Cabell County: Davis Creek Elementary, Village of Barboursville Elementary and Martha Elementary
Jackson County: Cottageville Elementary
Kanawha County: Ben Franklin Career and Technical Center
Putnam County: Poca Middle School
Raleigh County: Stratton Elementary
Schools of Excellence are selected based on providing a rigorous and challenging curriculum; a safe and drug-free learning environment; participatory leadership; active teaching and learning; an environment that strengthens teacher skills; documented student achievement; and advanced and innovated programs.