Health and Safety Plan Update
At the regularly scheduled board meeting on June 17, 2021, the McGuffey School District Board of Directors voted to update the existing Health and Safety Plan to eliminate the mandate to wear masks/face coverings in all schools effective immediately.
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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.
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McGuffey Prom 2021
McGuffey Junior/Senior Prom was held at the West Alexander Fairgrounds on Friday, May 21st.  Congratulations to McGuffey High School Junior Prom Court:  Macey Whipkey, McKay Vargo, Rainey Szygenda, Hannah Shingle, Jadyn Matson,  Malley Kotula, Trinity Kern, Jocelyn Dames, Alexa Chipps  /  Gage Bloom, Andrew Brownlee, Christian Cipoletti, Caden Holmes, Ethan Janovich, Desmond Johnson, Jeremiah Johnson, Jacob Noble, Brock Wallace
Junior Prom Court


Junior Prom King was Gage Bloom and Junior Prom Queen was Alexa Chipps


Congratulations to McGuffey High School Senior Prom Court:  Alexa Wilson, Gracie Stagon, Keira Nicolella, Sydney Lyle, Amy Irey, Brittany Hanes, Abigail Donelly, Shelby Dobrzynski, Summer Crow  /  McKinley Whipkey, Jake Orr, Trevor Maxwell, Dwight Logsdon, Rocco Ferraro, Rocco Falosk, Connor Corbly, Grant Brookman, Austin Beattie

Senior Prom Court


Senior Prom King was Trevor Maxwell and Senior Prom Queens were Keira Nicolella and Gracie Stagon
Middle School Students of the Month for May 2021
Congratulations to 7th grader Joselyn Varner-Harris and 8th grader Zoie Minch, who were selected by staff as the Middle School Students of the Month for May 2021!
Zoie Minch


Joselyn Varner-Harris




2020-2021 School Year Calendar Change December 10, 2020
McGuffey School District has made a change to the School Year Calendar for the 2020-2021 school year.  More information will be forthcoming but you can click on this link to read more about today's update: School Calendar Change 2020-2021
McGuffey Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive
Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731
Fax (724) 948-3769
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