Hinton Area Elementary
Mrs. Angela Gumm, Principal
121 Park Avenue
Hinton, WV 25951
(304) 466-6024

Hinton Area Elementary is home to the red, white, and blue panthers.  Constructed in 1980 and located in downtown Hinton, West Virginia, HAE is a PreK through Fifth Grade Title 1 School. Hinton Area has been a participant in the “Leader In Me” program since 2018. 
Mission Statement: Hinton Area Elementary will work to prepare students to develop to their fullest potential by giving them necessary skills to become self-directed life-long learners.

Jumping Branch Elementary
Mrs. Angela Taylor, Principal
6617 Beech Run Road
Jumping Branch, WV 25969
(304) 466-6025

Original construction completed in 1950, Jumping Branch is a PreK through fifth grade Title 1 School.  Situated between the towns of Nimitz and Jumping Branch, the school is the smallest and has highest elevation of all Summers County Schools at 2500 feet.  School colors are Maroon and Gray with a tiger as the mascot.



Summers County High

Mr. Daniel Hudgins, Principal
37 Bobcat Drive
Hinton, WV 25951
(304) 466-6040

Home of the orange and black Bobcats since 1994, Summers County High is a nine through twelfth grade school.  Located on the banks of the beautiful New River, the SCHS campus houses a Career and Technical Center offering Agriculture, Carpentry, and Electrical programs. Summers County High and Middle Schools will be consolidated to form a comprehensive six through twelve facility.


Summers Middle

Ms. Susie Hudson, Principal
37 Bobcat Drive
Hinton, WV 25951
304-860-1051

As of the start of the 2019/2020 school term, Summers Middle students have been housed at the Summers County High Campus. The Summers County Board of Education voted to permanently close the facility located at 400 Temple street at a November 2020 meeting. The Hinton structure has been operated as a school since 1925. Our faculty, staff, and students will benefit from a newer modern learning environment located at One Bobcat Drive.

Mission: We believe that all children have the right to a safe and supportive learning environment.  With the knowledge that all students are diverse learners, we believe it is our responsibility to meet the needs of every child.  We will provide a caring environment for students and their families.



Talcott Elementary

Mrs. Jessica Rodes, Principal
133 Talcott School Rd,
Talcott, WV 24981
304-466-6029

Built in 2008, Talcott Elementary is the newest of our educational facilities.  TES is a PreK through fifth grade Title 1 School.  The town of Talcott has the unique distinction of being home of the John Henry Legend.

It is the mission of Talcott Elementary School to involve the personnel, parents, and the community to provide an environment in which individual differences are encouraged and accepted by developing the intellectual, social, emotional, and physical potential of each individual. Talcott Elementary School will provide the means through alternative strategies for every child to be functionally literate and able to employ necessary 21st Century technology for career development.