Keyser High School

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Keyser High School
Address
1 Tornado Way
Keyser, West Virginia 26726
United States
Coordinates 39°24′01″N 79°01′16″W / 39.400148°N 79.021048°W / 39.400148; -79.021048Coordinates: 39°24′01″N 79°01′16″W / 39.400148°N 79.021048°W / 39.400148; -79.021048[1]
Information
School type High School
School district Mineral County Schools
Superintendent Shawn Dilly
Principal Michael Lewis
Teaching staff 49 (as of 2006-07)[2]
Grades 9-12
Enrollment 670 (as of 2016-2017)[2]
Student to teacher ratio 2:1 (as of 2006-07)[2]
Color(s) Black and gold
Athletics AA
Mascot Tornado
Team name Golden Tornado
Rival Frankfort High School
Feeder schools Keyser Middle School
Website

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.

History[edit]

Piedmont High School was combined into Keyser High School in 1976.[3] 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.

Curriculum[edit]

Eligible students may take courses at the Mineral County Technical Center.

State Championships[edit]

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

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Keyser High School". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-21. 
  2. ^ a b c "School Detail for Keyser High School". National Center for Education Statistics. 
  3. ^ 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. 

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