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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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Superintendent Search Community Survey
McGuffey School District is currently performing a search for a new superintendent of schools.  We are asking for all stakeholders in the district for feedback on the traits and skills you feel are important for the new superintendent to have.  Please click on this link to access the survey and have your voice heard: 

The survey will close at the end of the day on September 18, 2020 so submit your responses now!
Revised 2020-2021 School Year Calendar
McGuffey School Board of Directors approved a revision of the 2020-2021 school year calendar at the July 16, 2020 school board meeting.  Please follow this link to see the updated calendar: Revised 2020-2021 School Year Calendar 
Traveling WiFi at McGuffey School District
McGuffey is teaming up with Kajeet to offer WiFi access in locations around the district.  Click the header to read more about this program. 
2019-2020 District Calendar Revised
 The revised 2019-2020 District Calendar was presented to the Board on April 16, 2020, and approved on April 21, 2020.  Graduation for the Class of 2020 has been set for Friday, June 5, 2020.  
McGuffey Administration Offices
90 McGuffey Drive
Claysville, PA 15323
Phone (724) 948-3731
Fax (724) 948-3769
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