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Success through Excellence

McGuffey School District is a public school system located in Washington County, Pennsylvania. The School District is composed of four schools: McGuffey High School, McGuffey Middle School, Claysville Elementary, and Joe Walker Elementary.

The McGuffey school colors are navy blue and gold. "Highlanders" has been adopted as the official school nickname. Current enrollment is approximately 1,600 students. The district is named after William Holmes McGuffey, who wrote a series of Eclectic Readers and was a famous and revolutionary educator. McGuffey School District covers an area of approximately 198 square miles sparsely populated by 12,480 people in 4,949 households.

Mission Statement
In partnership with our community, McGuffey School District empowers all learners to grow and excel.
Vision Statement 
McGuffey School District is a progressive district cultivating continuous learning through multiple experiences and pathways.
District News
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October Return to School Survey
McGuffey School District is conducting a Return to School Survey to gather information from families about returning to school during the 2020-2021 school year.  Please take a moment to follow this link to submit information to help us move forward with our plans to return to school.  October Return to School Survey
Parent Collaboration Opportunity
McGuffey School District has opened up a new line of communication for parents to pursue when wanting to provide feedback and suggestions to the district.  Please click on the header of this article to read more.
Free Meals to All at McGuffey School District
McGuffey School District is excited to announce that we are able to offer free meals to any student 18 years old and younger.  If you are interested in taking advantage of this opportunity, please complete the meal distribution form prior to picking up the meals.  You can complete the meal distribution form by following this link: 

For complete details on the free meals offered at McGuffey School District, please go to the Food Service Page or click HERE.
Face Coverings Announcement
Please see the following important announcement regarding the use of face coverings for students: District Announcement Face Coverings August 21 2020.pdf
McGuffey Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive
Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731
Fax (724) 948-3769
Upcoming Events
Grading Period Ends
Thu Oct 29 2020

Enrollment Information

 For enrollment information or to enroll a new student, please Click Here.
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