PikeView High School

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PikeView High School is a public high school serving grades 9-12, located in Mercer County, West Virginia. PikeView High School is administered by Mercer County Schools.

PikeView High School has an enrollment of 700 students and 60 staff members.[1] The current principal is Ben Dissibio. Mark Godfrey and Tom Adkins are the current vice principals.

Background[edit]

Pikeview High School was established in 1994 after the consolidation of Athens, Lashmeet/Matoaka, Oakvale, and Spanishburg High Schools. It is located near Princeton, WV, on Eads Mill Road. The school is within view of the West Virginia Turnpike, hence the name.

Academics[edit]

PikeView High School is improving scores as they have increased over 70% in just the past two years. In 2013 PikeView was named a success school on the WesTest. Also, 11/12 students passed the AP US HISTORY test in the 2012-2013 school year.

Mascot and Colors[edit]

PikeView's colors are red, black, and white. The mascot is the panther. PikeView's mascot's name is AMOS, an acronym composed of the first letter of the four schools which feed into PikeView: Athens, Matoaka, Oakvale, and Spanishburg.

Sports[edit]

PikeView High School is classified as AA. It currently offers the following programs: Cross Country, Track, Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball, Football, Soccer, Marching Band, Golf, Cheerleading and Wrestling. The football organization has had playoff appearances in 09, 10, and 11. PikeView has had multiple cross country and track participants in the state run. The boys basketball team was in the Elite Eight in 2011, making it to Charleston. PikeView's girl's basketball team has make it to the state tournament 3 years in a row (2011,2012,2013) In 2012 they appeared in the Final Four. The baseball program is growing with success, they were the 2013 sectional champions. The girl's soccer team has made it to the Final Four multiple times throughout the years, along with the boys soccer team. The marching band has appeared in multiple competitions and won numerous awards. The band also added a new choice, the Flag Team.

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