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Private and Parochial Schools

The Linsly School

  • Founded 1814
  • Coed, college preparatory
  • Grades 5-12
  • Day and Boarding students
  • 100% college acceptance
  • Emphasizes academic excellence and character development

Founded in 1814, Linsly is a day and boarding school for students in grades 5 through 12. Offering a college preparatory curriculum that combines the traditional values of hard work, respect, honor, honesty, and self-discipline within a challenging academic program.

The community and family-like atmosphere at Linsly helps students grow and develop under the guidance of faculty members. Many members of the faculty live on campus and provide continuous educational opportunities. Whether it happens over dinner or in evening study hall, learning at Linsly never ends.

Wheeling Central Catholic High School

  • Four elementary schools (prekindergarten through grade 8)
  • Total enrollment of 1,422 students
  • 98% college acceptance

For Catholic school students in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, education is grounded in the teachings of Scripture and the Church and holding students to high academic standards. It provides for the integration of faith and moral development with a strong academic program that prepares students for the future in which they will be required to live, worship, and work.

Catholic schools understand that their work is both a ministry and a profession. They uphold the teachings and tradition of the Catholic Church. Assessment results indicate that the performance of Catholic school students in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston regularly exceeds state and national norms.

Wheeling Country Day School

  • Founded 1929
  • Coed preschool through grade five
  • Financial Aid Grants available
  • Teacher-Student ratio 1:10
  • Accredited by the Independent Schools Association of the Central States

Wheeling Country Day School’s mission is to provide an educational environment which fosters a lifelong love of learning, a sense of independence and resourcefulness, and the fulfillment of intellectual potential, while helping children become respectful, responsible citizens. 

From the focus on the emergent reader in preschool to the in-depth research paper in grade five, the curriculum includes all academic areas plus art, music, foreign languages, technology skills, library competencies, and daily physical education.

K-12 Prochial Schools

Our Lady of Peace

St. Michael Parish School

St. Vincent de Paul

Courpus Christi


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