Keyser High School
|Keyser High School|
|1 Tornado Way
Keyser, West Virginia 26726
|School type||High School|
|School district||Mineral County Schools|
|Teaching staff||49 (as of 2006-07)|
|Enrollment||670 (as of 2016-2017)|
|Student to teacher ratio||2:1 (as of 2006-07)|
|Color(s)||Black and gold|
|Team name||Golden Tornado|
|Rival||Frankfort High School|
|Feeder schools||Keyser Middle School|
Keyser High School is a comprehensive four-year public high school located in Keyser, West Virginia, in Mineral County that operates as part of the Mineral County School District.
Piedmont High School was combined into Keyser High School in 1976. In the late 1990s, Keyser High School moved from its former location on East Piedmont Street, which had served as Keyser High for over 100 years, to a brand new, state-of-the-art facility approximately three miles south.
Eligible students may take courses at the Mineral County Technical Center.
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The school has won 12 West Virginia State Championships in a variety of sports:
Baseball: 1967, 1969
Basketball (Boys): 1923 (B)
Cross Country(Boys): 1971
Football: 1956, 1962, 1969
Golf: 1992(AAA: 2002 (AA)
Track & Field (Boys): 2009, 2016
Tennis (Girls): 1997
- Jonah Edward Kelley, Medal of Honor recipient
- John Kruk, Major League Baseball player and ESPN commentator
- Catherine Marshall, author
- "Keyser High School". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-21.
- "School Detail for Keyser High School". National Center for Education Statistics.
- Morris, Jim (2009-08-30). "Small but mighty: A history of Piedmont High School basketball". Mineral Daily News-Tribune. Archived from the original on July 16, 2011.
After the 1976 season, Piedmont High School combined with Keyser High School.